Free battery replacement of faulty MacBooks manufactured between October 2016

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Apple, however, will not extend the standard warranty coverage of the devices.

Fresh on the tail of offering iPhone 6, 6S and 7 owners a £25 battery replacement, the company has announced another opportunity to get a fresh lease of battery life - albeit for a far smaller number of its MacBook Pro customers.

Your 13-inch MacBook Pro (non Touch Bar) will be examined before the service to check if its qualified and in working order.

Apple explains that an unspecified component within the battery of affected 13-inch MacBook Pros can fail causing the batteries to swell and expand.

Late last week, Apple has kicked off a battery replacement program for the 13-inch MacBook Pro variant that does not come with Touch Bar.

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While Apple hasn't released an exact figure on the number of devices affected, it has said that the units that qualify for this support are non-touchbar models that were manufactured between October of 2016 and October of 2017.

As per their official statements, numerous Macbook Pro users have some issues regarding the battery.

A number of MacBook users have reported similar issues on Apple's Support Communities forum, with some complaints referencing 17-inch MacBook Pro models last sold in 2009.

We would recommend you to first go to the above mentioned link and enter your Macbook Pro's serial number first.

Do plan ahead though as Apple has noted that the service might take around 3 to 5 days to be completed. You will have to find your nearest Apple Authorised Service Provider or make an appointment at the nearest Apple Retail Store or send the laptop to the nearest Apple Repair Centre. You would get to know if yo need a battery replacement or not.

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