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Title:

MacBook Charging and holding charge but shuts off when charger removed

Text:

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I spilled a tiny bit of wine on my MacBook. I dried it out and took it apart to inspect for any signs of damage. I found wine witness marks which I cleaned up.
 
I put it back together. Plugged the charger in and turned it on. I then left it to charge fully. But once I removed the charger it turned off. It seems that the laptop draws power from the battery but only when plugged in. Could this be due to not reconnecting something properly?
 
UPDATE
 
I’ve added two screen shots from coconut battery app and it says to ‘check battery’. Any advice?
 
Thanks Dan for your help so far!
 
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=== Update (06/06/2020) ===
 
[image|2150331]I have already taken the laptop apart and found some corrosion to the left of the chip in the photo [image|2150331]

I cleaned it off with alcohol.

The new battery arrived. I installed it and charged it as recommend but the laptop wouldn't turn on. I followed instruction for resetting the SMC but no luck. I’ve gone back to my old battery to make sure that still works and it turns on as before. I also tried resetting the SMC while my old battery was in and the. Went back to the new battery but no dice.

Any other suggestions?

Thanks,

Ellen
[image|2150331]I have already taken the laptop apart and found some corrosion to the left of the chip in the photo [image|2150331]

I cleaned it off with alcohol.

The new battery arrived. I installed it and charged it as recommend but the laptop wouldn't turn on. I followed instruction for resetting the SMC but no luck. I’ve gone back to my old battery to make sure that still works and it turns on as before. I also tried resetting the SMC while my old battery was in and the. Went back to the new battery but no dice.

Any other suggestions?

Thanks,

Ellen

Device:

MacBook Air 13" Mid 2013

Status:

open

Edit by: Ellen Cahill ,

Title:

MacBook Charging and holding charge but shuts off when charger removed

Text:

[image|2132091]
 
[image|2132090]
 
I spilled a tiny bit of wine on my MacBook. I dried it out and took it apart to inspect for any signs of damage. I found wine witness marks which I cleaned up.
 
I put it back together. Plugged the charger in and turned it on. I then left it to charge fully. But once I removed the charger it turned off. It seems that the laptop draws power from the battery but only when plugged in. Could this be due to not reconnecting something properly?
 
UPDATE
 
I’ve added two screen shots from coconut battery app and it says to ‘check battery’. Any advice?
 
Thanks Dan for your help so far!
 
 
 
[image|2150331]

Device:

MacBook Air 13" Mid 2013

Status:

open

Edit by: Ellen Cahill ,

Title:

MacBook Charging and holding charge but shuts off when charger removed

Text:

[image|2132091][image|2132090]I spilled a tiny bit of wine on my MacBook. I dried it out and took it apart to inspect for any signs of damage. I found wine witness marks which I cleaned up.image|2132091]
[image|2132091][image|2132090]I spilled a tiny bit of wine on my MacBook. I dried it out and took it apart to inspect for any signs of damage. I found wine witness marks which I cleaned up.image|2132091]
 
I put it back together. Plugged the charger in and turned it on. I then left it to charge fully. But once I removed the charger it turned off. It seems that the laptop draws power from the battery but only when plugged in. Could this be due to not reconnecting something properly?[image|2132090]
I put it back together. Plugged the charger in and turned it on. I then left it to charge fully. But once I removed the charger it turned off. It seems that the laptop draws power from the battery but only when plugged in. Could this be due to not reconnecting something properly?[image|2132090]
 
I spilled a tiny bit of wine on my MacBook. I dried it out and took it apart to inspect for any signs of damage. I found wine witness marks which I cleaned up.
 
I put it back together. Plugged the charger in and turned it on. I then left it to charge fully. But once I removed the charger it turned off. It seems that the laptop draws power from the battery but only when plugged in. Could this be due to not reconnecting something properly?
 
UPDATE
 
I’ve added two screen shots from coconut battery app and it says to ‘check battery’. Any advice?
 
Thanks Dan for your help so far!

Device:

MacBook Air 13" Mid 20112013
MacBook Air 13" Mid 20112013

Status:

open

Edit by: Ellen Cahill ,

Title:

MacBook Charging and holding charge but shuts off when charger removed

Text:

I[image|2132091][image|2132090]I spilled a tiny bit of wine on my MacBook. I dried it out and took it apart to inspect for any signs of damage. I found wine witness marks which I cleaned up.
I[image|2132091][image|2132090]I spilled a tiny bit of wine on my MacBook. I dried it out and took it apart to inspect for any signs of damage. I found wine witness marks which I cleaned up.
 
I put it back together. Plugged the charger in and turned it on. I then left it to charge fully. But once I removed the charger it turned off. It seems that the laptop draws power from the battery but only when plugged in. Could this be due to not reconnecting something properly?
 
 
 
UPDATE
 
I’ve added two screen shots from coconut battery app and it says to ‘check battery’. Any advice?
 
Thanks Dan for your help so far!

Device:

MacBook Air 13" Mid 2011

Status:

open

Original post by: Ellen Cahill ,

Title:

MacBook Charging and holding charge but shuts off when charger removed

Text:

I spilled a tiny bit of wine on my MacBook. I dried it out and took it apart to inspect for any signs of damage. I found wine witness marks which I cleaned up.

I put it back together. Plugged the charger in and turned it on. I then left it to charge fully. But once I removed the charger it turned off. It seems that the laptop draws power from the battery but only when plugged in. Could this be due to not reconnecting something properly?

Device:

MacBook Air 13" Mid 2011

Status:

open