Recently, Apple has started to recall 15-inch MacBook Pro, released in the period from September 2015 to February 2017. The reason for this was problems with the battery, which could cause a fire. According to the safety Commission consumer products USA, Apple received 26 complaints on fire MacBook Pro.

In most cases, when ignited laptops in the first place suffered the personal belongings of the users that were near the computer. However, no serious injuries were reported. All employees of the Commission on consumer product safety USA is aware of 17 such incidents. In 5 cases, users reported minor burns, and 1 case of poisoning smoke.

All this was enough to ensure that Apple launched a major campaign, which is aimed at solving problems with the battery in the MacBook Pro. According to the safety Commission consumer products USA, only in America, the cupertinos will need to carry out maintenance 432 000 laptops. Another 26,000 of the “problem” MacBook Pro located in Canada. The exact number of laptops, which are prone to fire is not specified.

Recall that to check whether MacBook Pro under the recall program is quite simple. To do this:

  • Open the Apple menu.
  • Click on About this Mac.
  • To copy the serial number of the computer and paste it in the field on a special page of Apple website.
  • If the MacBook Pro is “at risk”, the cupertinos promise to replace the laptop battery to completely new.


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