Mid 2006 / model number A1181 / black or white case / 1.83 or 2.0 GHz Intel Core Duo processor.

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New battery not working

I just put a new rechargeable battery in my Mac book. I charged for a good 24 hours and it turned on for about 2 minutes then went dead again. Charger green light barely visible. Altogether non responsive. Any ideas?

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Does it work with the AC power adapter? Was there any water damage to the machine?

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No it does not work with the adaptor and there was no water damage

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Have you tried plugging the old battery back in? Is this a brand new battery or somewhat used? Have you checked the contact points for the battery to ensure they were clean?

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Sometimes new batteries have been found to be bad right out of the box… especially the cheap Chinese ones from e-bay. Contact your vendor and ask for a replacement.

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