Have trouble with your Mac computer? Apple might be willing to fix it for free even if you’re out of warranty. There are some known issues the company will pick up the tab for. Let’s break them down:
In some older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017, the battery may overheat and pose a fire safety risk.
Some 13-inch MacBook Pros sold between October 2016 and February 2018 may have display backlight continuously or intermittently shows vertical bright areas along the entire bottom of the screen or the backlight may stop working completely.
Some 128GB and 256GB solid-state drives (SSD) used in 13-inch MacBook Pro (non Touch Bar) units sold between June 2017 and June 2018 have an issue that may result in data loss and failure of the drive.
a limited number of 13-inch MacBook Pro (non Touch Bar) units, a component may fail causing the built-in battery to expand. Affected units were manufactured between October 2016 and October 2017.
If you’re experiencing these issues with the affected models:
- Find an Apple Authorized Service Provider.
- Make an appointment at an Apple Retail Store.
- Contact Apple Support to arrange mail-in service via the Apple Repair Center.
Make sure to confirm that your device is indeed eligible for repair and back up all of your data before taking or sending it for repair.