Apple recalls 15-inch MacBook Pro battery fires, how to check for recall

by Marcin Nowak

Apple has announced a recall program on the risk that some 15-inch MacBook Pro batteries may catch fire due to overheating. The potentially affected device is the MacBook Pro sold between September 2015 and February 2017, and you can use the serial number to determine if it is the device you want to recall.

15-inch MacBook Pro Battery Recall Program-Apple Support

Apple recalls older 15-inch MacBook Pros because the batteries could catch fire-The Verge

As a method for Apple to check whether the 15-inch MacBook Pro is subject to a recall, the procedure to select 'About this Mac' from the Apple logo at the upper left of the MacBook screen and confirm the model name is recommended .

If the information displayed here is 'MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015)', jump to the page below for the recall program and enter the serial number of the terminal in the text box to see if it is a recall target? I know whether or not.

15-inch MacBook Pro Battery Recall Program-Apple Support

Under the recall program, it is possible to have the battery of the target terminal replaced for free, but in that case, have the battery replaced via an authorized Apple service provider, or bring it directly to the Apple Store , or contact Apple support . You have to choose one of three ways to take the service and use the receiving service by mail. It is recommended to back up the data in the terminal when using the battery replacement program.

According to overseas media The Verge, if you send a MacBook Pro to be recalled to a repair center, it will take 1-2 weeks to repair. The Verge has asked Apple about the cause of the battery fire, but at the time of writing it seems that there is no response.

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