Replacement Battery Dropping Suddenly to 7%I’ve just replaced my battery using the kit from iFixit. Everything seemed to go well according to coconutBattery , and I...
Answer to "MacBook Pro Shuts down randomly"Hi all, I recently started experiencing random shutdowns similar the the ones other folks have described here (opening the laptop from sleep to find it shutdown, shutting down randomly even when on wall power, etc.). Before finding this thread, I tried a bunch of other troubleshooting steps (testing w/ different SSD, different battery, re-installing OS, etc.), and nothing seemed to work. After following the advice here and removing the ethernet network preference thing and changing the .kext to .BAK, I was super happy to find everything working as normal. Unfortunately, after about a week of no shutdowns, I had another random shutdown. I check the network preferences, and somehow the thunderbolt ethernet preference had reappeared. Does anyone know why/how this would have happened (no software updates in that period, automatic update off)? Anyways, I was hopeful that that was the issue, but deleting it did not solve the issue. I checked the extensions, and all the .kext were still renamed to .BAK. I...
Answer to "Battery percentage suddenly drops from ~60% to 7%"I’d be interested to know how many people are returning these, and if anyone has gotten one that works. Based on the comments here, it seems like all of the batteries iFixit is shipping recently are bad. Would be nice to know if this is the case, as it would save a lot of people a lot of time replacing faulty batteries with more faulty batteries..