Battery started giving replacement warnings
Quick and easy if you follow the instructions
The instructions are pretty easy to follow
This part does not come with Apple's original warning sticker.
This is an aftermarket replacement battery, not an Apple OEM part.
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My old MacBook Pro's battery was swelling out of the case and was a bit outdated.
Replaced the swollen battery and pushed the aluminum back to its intended shape.
Kicked the RAM up to 8gb
Replaced hard drive with 1TB Hybrid drive
The whole process was quick and painless. The guides offered on this . . .
I bought a battery to replace the original because it wouldn't hold a charge. The first battery I bought from another source did not work correctly. I thought maybe I had installed it incorrectly but turns out it was a faulty battery. I then decided to buy another battery to replace it. I purchased . . .
The original battery was weak.
The repair went well
Get the tool to remove the screws that hold the battery in place. The driver is a the-pronged tool. Phillips will not work. A really small flat-head screwdriver was used to put them back in. Pliers were needed to get them out. The heads are tapered s . . .
My battery has reached its maximum cycle count, and was showing "Service Battery".
Even though I had a dusty battery screw and the screwdriver won't open it, I managed to clean it and easily take out the battery ( Thanks to iFixit instructions) to install the new one.
If you have a dusty screw, use a . . .