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MBP can't charge fully.

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wunnaz Calculating status...
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May 20, 2013 7:56 PM

I just bought my mbp a week ago and i found out yesterday the mbp didn't charge fully.

I tried to charge  both power On & OFF. But can't charge fully and stop at 95% & light from cable shown Green.

I went down to Apple service provider and asked to change new set of mbp. They gave me new set of mbp. BUT the problem was came again in new set. i saw 100% at battery status first and then i turn off the mbp for awhile. When i turn on again with power cable plugged in, battery status stop at 97% & light show green.

seems like i hv to change another set anybody got that kinda problem before???

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3)
  • tjk Level 7 Level 7 (24,130 points)
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    May 20, 2013 8:46 PM (in response to wunnaz)

    Hi w,

     

    A MBP will charge up to 100%, then not charge again until it falls to below 95%. Note that the charge will drop even if you're not using your MBP, and that's normal.

  • tjk Level 7 Level 7 (24,130 points)
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    May 21, 2013 8:18 AM (in response to wunnaz)

    wunnaz wrote:

     

    Thanks tjk. So u mean that the Mbp will start the charging again once the % drop under 95%?

    I think the guys from service provider didn't know that kinda behavior of Mbp.

     

    That is correct. Something must have gotten lost in communication, because that is widely known behavior.

  • dominic23 Level 6 Level 6 (18,350 points)
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    May 21, 2013 9:54 AM (in response to wunnaz)

    Battery may not show a full charge in Mac OS X

     

     

    http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1909

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