Answer to: Battery will not charge. MagSafe adapter remains green?Dan - I felt bad about using the word "wrong" from the moment I submitted the post...let´s blame it on my English skills, I definitly did not want to deny that your conclusion in most of the cases is right. I just wanted to share my experience, in which checking the battery saved me from dumping a MacBook Pro that might be outdated but with SSD and FusionDrive still beats the new MacBook of my wife...Your explanaition (cheap battery lying to coconutBattery) however makes perfect sense... So lets sum up: Check your battery, if problem is not solved, repair/replace the logic board.... Greetings from Munich, Andreas
Answer to: Battery will not charge. MagSafe adapter remains green?Hi Dirk, I had the exact same problem - magsafe always wih a green light, no charging, Coconut told me the battery is working fine, SMC reset without result, MacBook only running with attached magsafe. I found this page when trying to find help, thanks to Google, and found the answers of Dan quiet logic, so I tried to get my hands on a new logic board - which is not easy here in Germany, so I started thinking about getting a new MacBook and dumping the 17". Meanwhile, only by strange coincidence, I found out that Dans answer is - in my case - wrong. I travelled by train, working with the MacBook, when a stranger with the exact same model sat on the same table. We started talking about my problems and my search for a logic board, when he suggested to put his working battery into my MacBook to make sure it was really no battery problem. What can I say: We changed the battery, instantly the magsafe went orange, the battery-symbol on the desktop stated "Charging", and the MAcBook went on running without magsafe a...