Thread: Swollen Battery
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ticedoff8

 
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Originally Posted by Goshaz View Post
Just want to let you know that having called Apple Care and getting nowhere I booked a session at the apple store in Regent Street, they said it was a known problem and replaced the battery without hesitation, even though it was out of warranty. Don't be fobbed off as there clearly is a design fault on these batteries. Great Service Regent Street, Just what you expect from MAC Thank YOU.
I don't know where "Regent Street" is, but anyone that will give you a $129 battery for free has got to become your best friend.

There isn't anything wrong with the design of the batteries - the recall was for the Sanyo LiPo cells that were being used by every laptop manufacturer (Lenovo, Dell, HP) at the time.

Maybe yours fell under the recall umbrella. Very nice of them.
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