The batteries were old and needed replacing.
Things went without a hitch, though the P5 screwdriver did end up stripping.
Be careful not to accidentally use the P5 in a T5 screw.
What's the point of having a laptop if your battery can't hold a charge?
Not compatible with 2011 and newer MacBook Airs.
Please note this battery may experience issues under OS X El Capitan.
Note: Lithium ion battery shipping regulations limit the shipping methods for orders containing batteries. Domestic orders may only be shipped via Standard shipping. iFixit is not able to ship batteries internationally or outside the contiguous US at this time. iFixit Customer Support will contact you if your order needs to be modified after it is placed.
My wife is a full time student, and when her battery started going from 80% to 20% in the middle of lecture, I decided not to mess around and replace it.
Awesome. I have the iFixit Pro Tech Tool Kit, and no worries about having the right tools for the job. I watched the video and the whole job took 2 . . .
I had a Drs MacBook Air that was dying from 100% after about an hour. She only had the ability to charge in the morning and at a lunch time break. So this was really making the device almost unusable for her practice.
The process of replacing the battery could not be easier. I think the whole proce . . .
My Air had a dead battery and problems with the I/O unit. After five years I thought I should buy another one. A shame, because the Mac worked perfectly.
The new battery and I/O unit arrived in only three days from USA to Spain, and I followed the instructions to repair. No problems. The Mac lives ag . . .
My I/O board sustained water damage while living in humid environments for the past 4 years, and it had signs of corrosion. The most annoying problem was the intermittent charging. The battery was not in the worst shape (~1200 charge cycles), but since I was opening up the case, I decided to replace . . .