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The Cost Of Replacing a MacBook Battery in 2024

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 Understanding the Battery in Mac Laptops

The MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro (& Retina) Laptops come with lithium polymer batteries installed. To understand what may be causing the problems, it is helpful to understand the inner workings of the MacBook's Battery:

Cycle count:

Most of Apple’s modern notebooks can go through 1,000 charge cycles before needing a battery replacement. This number represents the sum of total and partial discharge cycles throughout the life of the battery. You can see the cycle count limit by checking About this Mac--> System Report --> Power and looking for Health Information

Battery capacity (Full Charge):

Measured in mAH (milliampere-hours). The mAH refers to the amount of power the battery is capable of holding, the less energy is required to shut down the device. This number lowers as the battery becomes depleted with usage.

Remaining charge capacity:

How much battery is left, measured in mAH. When using the computer when not connected to your AC power it will cause the mAH to lower as power is being used from the battery.


This can be many reasons, but usually, batteries are considered defective when they are not working due to defects. This can be from workmanship, materials, or sometimes an issue with the manufacture. Usually, this is covered by Apple's one-year warranty. If this is past the warranty we handle repairs or replacement of batteries.


The amount of useage activity that is currently being performed by a certain task(s). Certain applications or software place a heavier load on the battery and may result in a reduced runtime per charge.

​​MacBook Not Turning On:

Your MacBook not turning on can be many issues, not just a dead battery. You'll have to run many tests to know what the issue is. There is a difference between your MacBook not starting up and not turning on. If you're pressing the power button and there is no startup sound or any hardware sounds, it most likely has no battery. First, try plugging in the AC power to see if that changes. If it doesn't, it's time to take it in for us to take a look at. 

MacBook Runs out of Charge Quickly: 

The best thing to do first is to check your battery's condition.

Click the Apple Menu --> System Preferences. Click Battery then click battery again.

In the lower right corner, it will show the battery health conditions. You will see there if it is "Normal" or "Service Recommended"

MacBook Doesn't Charge:

Similar to the battery running out of charge quickly, you should first check the health of your battery condition. Check your AC adapter is plugged in correctly to both the wall socket and to your laptop. Also, check if there is any damage to your adapter. If that doesn't work you can try resetting the System Management Controller. 

MacBook Feels Really Hot 

You would probably want to first remove most of the tasks. Try giving your MacBook a reboot. We would recommend keeping it powered off for a while. Make sure the fans are running, and that nothing is blocking the vents. If it is daytime, ensure your environment isn't too warm, or the sun isn't shining on your MacBook. If this is a consistent problem, feel free to take your MacBook for us to take a look at.

Will the Apple store replace the Battery if the MacBook is old?

Apple stores replace parts on computers that are less than 7 years old. If your Mac is over 7 years old, you can still get it repaired, but you will need to visit a repair shop that is not an Apple store to have the service completed.


Common Mac Battery Issues

  1. Rapid Battery Drain: Your MacBook battery depletes quickly, even with minimal usage.

  2. Not Charging: The battery doesn’t charge when connected to a power source.

  3. Unexpected Shutdowns: The MacBook shuts down randomly, even when the battery appears to have a charge.

  4. Overheating: The battery gets excessively hot during use or charging.

  5. Battery Not Detected: The MacBook shows a “No Battery” warning or doesn’t recognize the battery.

  6. Swollen Battery: The battery is physically swollen, causing the trackpad or keyboard to bulge.



Our Battery Replacement Services

  • Comprehensive Diagnostic Testing: We thoroughly assess the condition of your MacBook battery and identify any underlying issues.

  • High-Quality Battery Replacement: We use premium-quality batteries that match or exceed the original specifications.

  • Fast Turnaround: Most battery replacements are completed within the same day.

  • Warranty on Repairs: We offer a warranty on all battery replacements to ensure your satisfaction and peace of mind.

  • Competitive Pricing: Our battery replacement services are affordably priced without compromising on quality.


Q1: How long does it take to replace a MacBook battery?
: Most MacBook battery replacements are completed within the same day, depending on the model and the availability of parts.

Q2: Can you replace the battery on all MacBook models?
Yes, we can replace batteries on all MacBook models, including MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and older MacBook versions. Please contact us with your specific model details for confirmation.

Q3: Do you use original Apple batteries for replacements?
We use high-quality batteries that match or exceed the original specifications. While we strive to use original parts whenever possible, we also offer premium third-party batteries that ensure excellent performance and durability.

Q4: What should I do if my MacBook battery is not charging?
If your MacBook battery is not charging, first try using a different charger and power outlet. If the problem persists, bring your device to our clinic for a thorough diagnostic and repair.

Q5: Is there a warranty on the battery replacement?
Yes, we offer a warranty on all our battery replacement services. The warranty period typically ranges from 3 to 6 months, depending on the specific repair.

Q6: How much does it cost to replace a MacBook battery?
The cost of a battery replacement varies depending on the model of your MacBook and the type of battery. We provide a free diagnostic and estimate before proceeding with any repairs.

Q7: Can a faulty battery affect the performance of my MacBook?
Yes, a faulty battery can cause various performance issues, including unexpected shutdowns, slow performance, and overheating. Replacing the battery can restore your MacBook to optimal performance.

Q8: Will replacing the battery affect my data?
Battery replacement should not affect your data. However, we always recommend backing up your data before any repair work as a precaution.

Q9: Can you replace a swollen battery?
Yes, we can safely remove and replace swollen batteries. A swollen battery can be dangerous, so we recommend bringing your MacBook in for service as soon as possible.

Q10: How do I schedule a MacBook battery replacement service?
You can schedule a battery replacement service by contacting us via phone, email, or through our website. We also offer walk-in services at our clinic.

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