My battery was not charging and the indicator status was replace.
Easier than I could have imagined.
Don't put it off any longer.
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Client spilled water on MacBook Air. Soon after the laptop would not function on battery-only power, even though it recognized it at as having 90% charge.
Very easy repair as long as you have the P5 Pentalobe and T5 Torx bits. It is a little maddening that Apple mixes these two bits up in the same l . . .
the battery had no life left and the computer was saying to replace it
right tools, a bottle of wine and a couple margaritas. i was fixing the computer for a family friend and we met at our favorite restaurant. After a couple margaritas and a couple bottles of wine, we tackled the repair on the bar . . .
My Macbook Air, Mid-2012, has said "Service Battery" for about two years now. The battery would die after about an hour of use. If I had any accessories plugged in (DisplayPort -> HDMI converter, for example) it was game over in 20 minutes.
Super easy repair. Everything comes out with screws and t . . .
Old battery had 1246 cycles. Diagnostics said to replace battery. After 120 mile trip to Apple store and a repair estimate of $486 I decided that I could do it. Mom and Pop Apple store used to do it all the time.
Very very easy.
Apple Store called Summit never can fix anything. Better for me to mes . . .
Battery wouldn't hold a charge and the battery indicator said to service battery
This took me less than 10 minutes but it wasn't my first time taking off MacBook covers. The battery has now gone for days in sleep mode without dying. Before it couldn't go 20 minutes in sleep without dying.
I would repl . . .
The macbook battery was dead
The repair was easy. I'm not particularly gifted working with physical tools but didn't have any trouble following the very clear instructions from IFIXIT. The macbook is brand new again.
I live in Brazil and paid more than 100% in import taxes for the material sent. Still . . .