Published: Sat, April 21, 2018
Sci-tech | By Carrie Guzman

Apple To Replace Some MacBook Pro Laptop Batteries

Apple To Replace Some MacBook Pro Laptop Batteries

According to documentation provided by Apple, the new replacement program covers 13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar models impacted by what appears to be a battery manufacturing flaw.

However, Apple refused to reveal the actual no. of affected laptops and assured that the move is not concerning safety issues.

Apple will determine the eligibility for fix through a device's serial number. The Cupertino major said that there's some component failure in a limited number of MacBook Pros that have reportedly built-in battery to expand.

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Apple says the program "does not affect 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar or older 13-inch MacBook Pro models".

This marks the latest in a growing number of battery-related issues that have hit Apple products.

In order to find your MacBook's serial number, you can click on the Apple logo given in the Menu Bar followed by selecting "About this Mac", now scroll towards the bottom of the information window. If your devices qualifies, you can get it fixed at an Apple Authorized Service Provider, an Apple Retail Store, or via the Apple Repair Center. It is worth noting that you should backup all your data before giving it for the replacement. Last week, the company announced that it would extend the warranty on some Apple Watch Series 2 devices after it was discovered that there were issues with the battery expanding.

Hat tip to Actualités Apple for spotting the new battery replacement program, which is also available in Canada. "In some cases, there may be a cost associated with the fix".

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