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MacBook 4 (2008) battery not charging - no green light.  MacBook stopped charging and turned off, I thought it was due to bad battery.  I purchased new battery, which was charged 53%.  MacBook is working but battery not charging, it is at 53%. Help!

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Hi -

Thanks for your assistance in advance.

My Macbook stopped charging, I believe it was due to water damage. My macbook would not start, I thought my macbook battery is not good anymore, I purchased new battery today.  The new battery is 53% charged, I was able to turn on macbook.  If I keep my macbook connected the battery remains 53%, % goes down when disconnected but does not go up when connected to power.  I tried SMC reset.  I don't see green light. can you is battery info:

Battery Information:


  Model Information:

  Manufacturer:          GSA-A1185

  Device Name:          ASMB013

  Pack Lot Code:          0

  PCB Lot Code:          0

  Firmware Version:          0

  Hardware Revision:          0

  Cell Revision:          0

  Charge Information:

  Charge Remaining (mAh):          2591

  Fully Charged:          No

  Charging:          No

  Full Charge Capacity (mAh):          4937

  Health Information:

  Cycle Count:          1

  Condition:          Normal

  Battery Installed:          Yes

  Amperage (mA):          0

  Voltage (mV):          11493


System Power Settings:


  AC Power:

  System Sleep Timer (Minutes):          23

  Disk Sleep Timer (Minutes):          0

  Display Sleep Timer (Minutes):          23

  Automatic Restart on Power Loss:          No

  Wake on AC Change:          No

  Wake on Clamshell Open:          Yes

  Wake on LAN:          Yes

  Current Power Source:          Yes

  Display Sleep Uses Dim:          Yes

  PrioritizeNetworkReachabilityOverSleep:          0

  RestartAfterKernelPanic:          157680000

  Battery Power:

  System Sleep Timer (Minutes):          60

  Disk Sleep Timer (Minutes):          10

  Display Sleep Timer (Minutes):          60

  Wake on AC Change:          No

  Wake on Clamshell Open:          Yes

  Display Sleep Uses Dim:          Yes

  Reduce Brightness:          Yes

  RestartAfterKernelPanic:          157680000


Hardware Configuration:


  UPS Installed:          No


AC Charger Information:


  Connected:          Yes

  ID:          0x0000

  Revision:          0x0000

  Family:          0x0000

  Serial Number:          0x00000000

  Charging:          No

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.7.5)


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