Apple to replace batteries in some MacBook Pro laptops

Apple has announced that it will replace the batteries of some 13-inch MacBook Pro units.

The manufacturer said that in some of the non-Touch Bar laptops, a component may fail and cause the built-in battery to expand.

Apple said this is not a safety issue, but it would replace eligible batteries free of charge.

13-inch MackBook Pro units qualifying for this replacement are non-Touch Bar models which were manufactured between October 2016 and October 2017.

MacBook Pro owners can check if their device is eligible for the recall by using the serial checker on the company’s website.

Users around the world can their take their device to any Apple Authorised Service Provider to receive a free battery replacement.

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