MacBook Pro 13" Unibody (Mid 2009 to Mid 2012) Battery

 
 

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody (Mid 2009 to Mid 2012) Battery

$99.95

$99.95

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Product Details

Features

Features

Apple OEM Replacement Battery

  • For MacBook Pro 13" Unibody A1278
  • This part only works in the A1278 MacBook Pro Mid 2009 through Mid 2012. It will not work for the A1278 MacBook or any other MacBook Pro.

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Compatibility

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Early 2011
2.3 GHz (Early 2011)
2.7 GHz (Early 2011)
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011
2.4 GHz (Late 2011)
2.8 GHz (Late 2011)
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2009
2.26 GHz (Mid 2009)
2.53 GHz (Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2010
2.4 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.66 GHz (Mid 2010)
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2012
2.5 GHz (Mid 2012)
2.9 GHz (Mid 2012)

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My Problem

I had bought a "knock-off" battery a couple years ago. After about a year the battery life decreased considerably, and after another few months the trackpad stopped clicking (presumably due to a bulging battery). I couldn't take it any more!

My Fix

The repair was very easy. I'd forgotten how simple it was . . .

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My Problem

When my wife's 2011 MacBook Pro started experiencing battery problems I went to the local Apple Store Genius Bar for diagnosis. The confirmed that the battery needed replacement. Since I didn't have time that day I chose to go home and come back on a day when I was off and could get the first app . . .

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My Problem

The original battery had swollen to the point it was warping the case and it had pushed upward into the touchpad, cracking it.

My Fix

Battery replacement is very quick and easy. I spent more time finding a white towel on which to work (it keeps screws from bouncing around) than I did performing the actual . . .

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My Problem

Battery completely drained and computer would not turn on.

My Fix

Very easy instructions - just follow them and you'll be done quickly. I had 0 issues.

My Advice

Do not get a battery through Apple or their "certified guy down the street" if you have one of these older MacBooks. They will only charge you triple the am . . .

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