Everything working after water damage except charging & battery


I have a MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Mid 2014 that got water damaged. After drying and full cleaning (by a professional) everything works except the computer will only work on power adapter and shows the battery as not charging.

The magsafe seems to work so it is unlikely it is the reason.

I am not sure if it is the battery or the IC chip that controls power and charging (I think ISL6258A from what I read). The battery is detected by the mac and shows all the detail in system report. It is also detected by the apps coconutBattery and Battery Health Monitor. The weird thing is those apps detect it as charged (at around 80%) but the mac won't start on battery. Also the battery is reported by the mac and those apps as not charging.

From what I read online it could be caused by either a faulty battery or a faulty IC chip that controls power and charging.

I cannot immediately post pictures so that one of you could maybe see a damaged chip because I am waiting to receive the P5 Pantalobe screwdriver and am hoping to receive it before leaving on vacation.

Does anyone have any more ideas on the cause of the problem or had the same issues and fixed it?

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