Last week, Apple launched a major recall program for its 2015 MacBook Pro 15s worldwide. There are problems with the computers' batteries. This model represents a serious risk since at least 26 incidents have been reported.
In its press release, Apple said the computer recall was preventative, but a week after the program started, several MacBook Pro incidents have been reported.
La Pomme wanted to be reassuring and stated that the risk of overheating the battery only concerned a limited number of these computers. However, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 400,000 MacBooks are affected in the United States alone.
In one week, Apple received 26 reports of overheating of MacBook Pro 2015. Of the 26 cases, 5 resulted in minor burns to their owner, one case of smoke inhalation was reported and 17 others caused damage to property located nearby. computer overheated.
Not all MacBrook Pro 2015 seems to be affected, but the models that can be victims of overheating still represent a significant number. If you have a Mac Book Pro 15 purchased between September 2015 and February 2017, be sure to check if it is affected by the Apple battery reminder program. Go to this site and enter the serial number of your device.
If your MacBook Pro is eligible, its battery can be replaced in one of the authorized Apple service centers or simply an Apple Store. It is recommended that you do not use the computer until the battery is replaced.