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MacBook Pro 15" 2011 not charging after battery replaced

Hi everyone

I've bought MacBook Pro late 2011 on Gumtree and not charging

Things what I know:

- obvious things I've done ie. SMC and PRAM reset.

- got 2 front corners bit bent (nothing cracked)

- genuine Apple charger is green light only and when disconnected MacBook switching itself off (even when battery is connected to motherboard)

- new replaced PowerHut brand battery is detected and showing 100%

- new replaced charging port

- MacBook is going to "Sleep" randomly... when battery is connected to motherboard - when press space key it's waking up.

- no visible evidence of liquid damage

- when battery is connected to motherboard and press 'battery button' green lights flash randomly - which means - sometimes all flash and dim like as fully working - other time just one light appear - other time all flash 3 times

- when battery is disconnected from motherboard everything works as it should (apart no obvious hold on charge)

It looks like battery is doing something wrong - but what? It is new and connector looks ok.

Thank You everyone in advance for help

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Have you had any screen anomalies? Booting half way through and locking up?

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No problems like that at all when battery is disconnected - but when battery is connected - yes - they are such a anomalies as You said

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This issue can cause many anomalies, take it into an ASP and have this test run: https://www.apple.com/support/macbookpro...

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