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The smaller of Apple's MacBook Air laptops featuring dual microphones and 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity.

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Should I replace my battery or just get a new one

My macbook air 8 years old has 846 cycles

should i get a new one or just replace the battery and go on

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KAAN CAN excellent choice. Follow the guide and you'll be okay :-)


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If your Macbook gets hot or is showing signs of bulging, those are pretty sure additional indications the battery needs replacing. Please take especial care when replacing it not to risk piercing the battery case. No sharp tools. A ripped case can be dangerously flammable and can even explode. A good replacement battery kit will include proper glue solvent and the right tools needed to do the job safely.

Above all, please be patient with yourself. You’re doing a pretty difficult job. Take your time. If you get frustrated or upset at all, walk away until you’re completely calm before resuming the job. And please dispose of the old battery properly.

If you are careful, methodical, and use good replacement parts and instructions, you can do this successfully and for a reasonable cost. Good luck!

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Kaan Can - Let’s get a better view of things, install this gem of an app! CoconutBattery take a snapshot of the apps main window and post it here for us to see Adding images to an existing question

Your cycle count is still below the expected count of 1000. But Li-Ion batteries also go bad by age. If this is the original battery then it’s likely in need of being replaced.

Reference: Determine battery cycle count for Mac notebooks

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Thanks oldturkey03 and danj

i think i should replace it as battery doesnt last long

SO i am getting a new battery and tools


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KAAN CAN will be eternally grateful.
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