MacBook Battery Replacement

MacBook Pro Battery Replacement / MacBook Pro Battery replacement

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MacBook pro battery replacement

At LaptopFixNZ we offer a MacBook Battery replacement service that is fast, fairly priced and with a quick turnaround time. 

Are you experiencing one of the following problems with your MacBook and looking for the MacBook Pro battery replacement service in Christchurch?

  • Battery does not get fully charged to 100%
  • Battery charged to 100% but it drains very quickly
  • The battery does not last as long as it used to, regardless of how much you let it charge
  • The battery is swollen and pushes the case up
  • You see the message: ” Service battery”

How much does MacBook Pro & Air Battery replacement cost?

Price and availability are subject to change.

MacBook Air Model Model Number Price
11" MacBook Air 2013
A 1465
13" MacBook Air 2010-2014
13" Macbook Air 2014-2017
13" MacBook Air 2018-2019
13" MacBook Air 2020

Our MacBook Battery replacement prices cover the cost of a new battery and installation service.

MacBook Pro Model Model Number Price
13" MacBook Pro 2013-2015
13" MacBook Pro 2016-2017
A1706, A1708
13" MacBook Pro 2018-2019
13" MacBook Pro Touch Bar 2016 -2017
A1706, A1707
13" MacBook Pro Touch Bar 2018-2019
A1989, A2159
13" MacBook Pro Touch Bar 2020
A2289, A2251, A2338
15" MacBook Pro Touch Bar 2016-2019
A1707, A1990
14" MacBook Pro Touch Bar 2021
16" MacBook Pro Touch Bar 2019-2021
A2441, A2485

How do I check my MacBook battery health?

Modern MacBooks are fitted with batteries that are expected to last for up to 1000 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 clicking on ‘System Report’ in ‘About this Mac’

  • Click on the Apple logo in the top-left corner of your screen.
  • Select “About This Mac” from the dropdown menu.
  • On the left-hand side, click Power
    Look for the “Health Information” section. Here, you will see the “Cycle Count” (the number of charge cycles your battery has been through) and the “Condition” of your battery (such as “Normal,” “Replace Soon,” or “Replace Now”).

Your MacBook uses charge cycle to determine how many times your battery has been charged. For example, if you used your MacBook one day and used 50% of the battery charge, then charged it back up to 100%, then the following day you did the same. This would count as one cycle.

How do I fix the service battery warning on Mac?

If you have the “Service Battery” warning on your Mac, you can try the SMC reset and battery recalibration.

Reset the SMC (System Management Controller):

  • Shut down your Mac.
  • Press and hold the Shift + Control + Option keys on the left side of the built-in keyboard, then press the power button simultaneously. Hold these keys and the power button for 10 seconds.
  • Release all keys.
    Press the power button again to turn on your Mac.
  • Check Battery Health: Go to the Apple menu > About This Mac > System Report. Click Power in the Hardware section and check the Cycle Count and Condition.

Calibrate Your Battery:

  • Charge your Mac to 100% and then keep it connected to the power adapter for at least two hours.
  • Disconnect the power adapter and use your Mac until it shuts down automatically. Leave it for at least 5 hours to drain completely. ( Run a program such as a YouTube video to prevent the Mac from going to sleep mode.)
  • Recharge your Mac to 100% without interruption.
  • This should calibrate your battery

If the “Service Battery” warning persists even after resetting the SMC and calibrating the battery, it indicates that the battery has deteriorated significantly and needs to be replaced.

How long does it take to do the MacBook Battery replacement?

We stock most MacBook batteries and can often replace them on the same day. Feel free to give us a call with your model number and we’ll be more than happy to give you a rough estimate on time.

Do i need an appointment for a MacBook Battery replacement service?

No, an appointment is not necessary. You are always welcome to come to our store during our open hours.

Not local to us? We have a mail-in repair service which means we can repair MacBooks and Laptops all over New Zealand. For more information about this service or if you wish to speak regarding your Macbook repair, you can email or call us on 0 277 276 276.

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