Apple to replace some MacBook Pro faulty batteries

Apple to replace some MacBook Pro faulty batteries

Apple to replace some MacBook Pro faulty batteries

If you have a 13-inch MacBook Pro that lacks the Touch Bar and was made between October 2016 and October 2017, Apple is replacing the battery in some of the machines. Fortunately only a small number of MacBook Pros are affected, specifically the 13-inch model without a Touch Bar. The affected models were manufactured over a 12-month span between October 2016 and October 2017, which means quite a number of units could be eligible for a replacement.

Users can contact the iPhone-maker for refunds if they have already paid for battery replacement, according to the report.

Use the serial number checker on Apple's support page to see if your device qualifies for this program. However, Apple didn't reveal the actual number of MacBooks that have been affected by the issue.

Apple noted, that the "your 13-inch MacBook Pro will be examined prior to any service to verify that it is eligible for this program and in working order. This is not a safety issue and Apple will replace eligible batteries, free of charge", quoted the giant on its Apple support page that offers the confirmation on the news. Apple walks you through the replacement process here. And, you can get the replacement just by visiting any of the authorized service provider or any nearest retail store. Apple says hardware warranties remain unaffected by the policy update. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced a new worldwide battery replacement program, that do not have a Touch Bar. "In some cases, there may be a cost associated with the fix".

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