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Power Adapter Magsafe 2 85W

Hello, Sorry for my poor English. Hopefully i provided right model info.

I have an 15'' MacBook Pro Unibody, i5.

Problem that I'm having is that MagSafe 2 isnt charging it.

It shows no light at all, red/green.

I have tried multiple places to try and charge it while im working, but it only starts to charge when its closed and after about 20 minutes have passed, after that i can use it, etc. and it keeps on charging.

Anyone have any idea whats wrong with it?

Is my charger dead, battery or something in motherboard?

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it looks like this (click me)

also, now its not charging at all, will try and do SMC reset like before.

edit: did SMC reset, doesnt help at all

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Both connectors look very similar. Here's a good writeup on the differences MagSafe Vs MagSafe 2. Your connector is the older MagSafe

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What is the Wattage of the charger? Look where the AC plug slides on (silver button) it's in white print on the white body (it's hard to see).

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its 85W, A1343 model.

Macbook Pro is A1286.

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okay, i found the fault, seems like inside of charger is broken.

hopefully will be able to fix it myself.

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ahi - You stated you have a MagSafe 2 charger is that correct? This model uses the older 85 Watt MagSafe charger.

The MagSafe 2 chargers are for the MacBook air and newer MacBook Pro retina models which have a smaller form factor power connector.

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