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  1. #1

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    Sep 03, 2009
    MackBook Pro 13-inch battery replacement
    The battery in my 2.5-year old 13-inch MacBook Pro is getting a bit feeble. I'm curious: if I have it replaced, will I get a similar battery, or will they use one of the new ones they feature in the new 13-inch MacBook Pros, which are said to be good for 10 hours?

  2. #2

    Member Since
    Sep 09, 2009
    Down Under :D
    Back to my old 2.2GHz C2D MB after selling my MBP and wondering what my next Mac will be :)
    Do you mean 1.5 yr old 13" Macbook Pro or 2.5 yr old aluminium Macbook?

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    Member Since
    Jul 24, 2010
    Dayton, Ohio
    2 iMacs, 1 MBP, 1 UMB, 1 mini
    The aluminum MacBooks have removable batteries. The 13" pros all have non-removable. And the 2009 13" pro 58 watt-hour batteries are not interchangeable with the newer 63.5wh models. Short answer....NO. You will be getting the same capacity battery that you have now.
    15" 2.53ghz i5 MacBook Pro (2010) 8gb, 500gb HD - 60gb OWC SSD
    13" 2.4ghz MacBook Unibody (late 2008) 4gb, 250gb
    24" 2.4ghz Aluminum iMac (mid 2007) 3gb, 1tb
    mini 2.0ghz - 32gb iPhone 4

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    Member Since
    Sep 03, 2009
    Sorry, I lost a year. It's a 1.5-year old 13" Macbook Pro with 2.53 GHz Intel Core 2.

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    See these instructions. LINK A note of caution first: If your MBP is still under apple care, you can void your warranty by following the above instructions to replace the battery. Use good judgement.

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