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How to check logfiles for battery connection problems?


I have problems with my mac since ages. It sometimes just turn off out of nowhere. I already got the battery replaced and the logic board as well. Sometimes it works perfectly sometimes it doesn't.

I came to the conclusion that I want to replace the battery connector cable, because that part wasn't replaced during the repair I think and could maybe be the problem solver.

Before I do that I wonder If I can read the logfiles and find some info about the issue maybe? Which logfile should I access and what should I search for? Is there a logfile that stores info about powermanagement?

Thanks so much in advance!


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Check that your new battery isn't cracked. My MacBookAir exhibited many of your problems as well as the dreaded X in the menu bar. . . sometimes.

Sometime it worked well for long periods of time.

Upon closer examination of the battery after removing it a hairline crack was found. When the battery was lying flat it was nearly invisible, but a slight torquing of the case (as holding, lifting, supporting only one side/corner) would cause (apparently) internal battery problems. Replacing the battery solved the problem.

I believe the crack was cause during an airline incident when someone placed their luggage on top of my laptop case while it was in the overhead compartment.

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Hej, thanks for your reply. I forgot to mention that the battery got replaced as well and is in a good state, at least to the stats.

Is there any way to analize the logs?


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