Apple has launched a free battery replacement program for its 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pro models.With the report published in the past weeks, it was stated that some MacBook Pro models did not charge more than 1 percent.
Evaluating the complaints from users, Apple published an article on the support page. With this published article, the company announced that it has launched a free battery replacement program for MacBook Pro models that are not charging.
In the article published by the company, it is stated that very few 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pro models do not charge more than 1 percent. The company also states that the battery health of these products shows a Service Suggested message, and underlines that the models with normal battery health are not affected by this problem. At the same time, the models affected by the problem in the article published by Apple are listed as follows.
– MacBook Pro (13 inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports)
– MacBook Pro (13 inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports)
– MacBook Pro (13 inch, 2016, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports)
– MacBook Pro (13 inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports)
– MacBook Pro (15 inches, 2016)
– MacBook Pro (15 inches, 2017)
How to Check MacBook Battery Health?
macOS Big Sur
If you are using macOS Big Sur, select System Preferences from the Apple menu. Then, click the Battery option on the screen that appears and select Battery Health.
macOS Catalina or earlier
In macOS Catalina or earlier, hold down the Option key and click the battery icon in the menu bar to view the battery status menu.