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AC connector of MacBook Pro is green but no power. What's wrong?

The battery is not charging because the power does not get into the Mac and if I take the battery out the MacBook Pro (15 Unibody Late 2008 and Early 2009) will not switch on even if the magsafe connector is green.

I have changed the MagSafe DC-In Board but it did not fix my problem.

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After exchanging parts with my friend's computer, I finally found that it was a motherboad problem.

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Is there another computer you can perhaps try your AC adaptor on, just to see if it's a problem with the AC adaptor rather than something on your laptop? It might be something to try.

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It is the first thing I checked. I have tried that as a friend of mine has the same computer.We exchanged the AC adaptor(85W). Same thing.

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Use a tooth pick on the pins on the AC adapter to see if they move in and out freely. Then take a multimeter and test the pins for full power output. Are you using a 85 Watt adapter? A lessor wattage adapter will give a green light but not power the machine on.

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The AC adapter is OK. I have tried it on a friend 's computer( she has exactly the same Macbook pro)and vice versa.

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Was the battery removed from your friends Mac when you tried your adapter on hers?

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OK, if the AC is good and the MagSafe port good, then it's the battery or battery connector. Download and run Coconut battery and let us know what you find: 0http://www.coconut-flavour.com/coconutba...

I also feel that you are not telling us something. Has anything been spilled into the machine, or is there anything else you can tell us?

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Coconut:

Current charge: 1294

Max charge : 4605

Current Capacity: 4605

Design capacity: 4600

Battery load cycles: 267

Battery temp:29.8

Power usage: 11.1

No spill, no nothing.

It seems that it is going the motherboard that is faultly. The question is: is it worth it to change the $800 motherboard ? The drag (click and hold) on the trackpad is not working anymore either. I have had Apple computers since 1985 and only my last 2 machines had a problem : I had to change the superdrive in my mac mini bought in july 2009 and now this with Macbook pro bought in march 2009. Made in China syndrome??

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