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Brand new ifixit battery charging extremely slow

Just popped in my new hard drive and battery from iFixit. All went swimmingly until I started to charge the battery. Macbook came up wicked fast. The battery showed 7%. Put it on the charger and 5 hours later I am at 47%.

The old battery was still functional and would run for about 3 hours on a full charge and would charge quickly. I decided to make the switch at the same time as the hard drive since I would be opening up the case. Is this what I should expect for the life of the new battery or is it a first use sort of thing? Any suggestions on how to get the battery to charge a bit faster?

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I'd just wait a good 4/5 full charging cycles to see if things get better. It's not a typical behavior but I've seen all sorts of things happening to batteries that have been uncharged for some time and that's what happens with new batteries. Ifixit after sales service is known to be very good..in case the problem persists just let them know about the issue.

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