MacBook Pro 15" Retina (Mid 2012/Early 2013) Battery

 
 
 
 

MacBook Pro 15" Retina (Mid 2012/Early 2013) Battery

$119.95

$119.95

Product Details

Features

Features

Apple OEM Replacement Battery

Please note: this battery is difficult to replace and there is currently no guide. The battery cells are held in the upper case with strong adhesive. Use great care to avoid bending or puncturing the cells. Only use plastic tools when prying.

Note: New lithium ion battery shipping regulations limit the quantity and/or shipping methods for orders containing batteries. Domestic orders of three or more batteries will be shipped via UPS Ground. International shipments are limited to two batteries per order. iFixit Customer Support will contact you if your order needs to be modified after it is placed.

 

Compatibility

MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Early 2013
2.4 GHz (Early 2013)
2.7 GHz (Early 2013)
2.8 GHz (Early 2013)
MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2012
2.3 GHz (Mid 2012)
2.6 GHz (Mid 2012)
2.7 GHz (Mid 2012)
 

Repair Stories

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My Problem

The battery in my 4 year old MacBook Pro was acting up - erratically switching off although still 40% full, diminishing uptime, and telling me it needed "servicing". Since there is no Apple store in this part of the world, I went to a certified Apple repair shop where they told me "You can leave you . . .

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My Problem

Battery had lost capacity after only 200 cycles

My Fix

Went fine, except that I damaged trackpad cable & had to order a new one. Was able to get it shipped out on a Sunday from Amazon. Lots of tiny screws.

My Advice

Search web for other videos, posts, etc, about detaching the battery. Since Apple will do it for $200, . . .

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My Problem

The batteries in my MBP had over 1100 cycles and were losing power. The computer was recommending replacement and it was getting to be fewer hours away from the charger.

My Fix

The batteries are held down with thin, strong double stick tape. It is very difficult to remove the batteries. After the new batter . . .

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My Problem

Battery did not hold charge like it used to, cycle count ~950. So bought a OEM replacement from iFixit.

My Fix

Like all Apple repair, pain in the @ss!

My Advice

Do not remove motherboard! Use a twisted nylon 1/8 gauge string (youtube reference) and wedge the string underneath each battery cell...and move like how yo . . .

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