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Original post by: Daniel Siegel ,

Title:

Why is my new MacBook Air battery not charging

Text:

The issue is with a MacBook Air, mid 2013.

The old battery was working, but cut out when it hit 40% or so. Bought a new battery, followed the directions carefully, but the battery isn’t charging. It says 0% and the battery icon won’t appear in the menu bar. Reset the SMC, opened it a second time and reset the connection and still nothing. As the one comment on this section noted, the connector needs to be folded a bit shorter so that the plugs meet, which I also discovered and did.

So why isn’t it charging?

Device:

MacBook Air 11" Mid 2013

Status:

open