You have a 2014 Macbook pro Retina and it will only hold a charge for 2 hours, you find this extremely frustrating and think to yourself.
Is there somewhere that I can take my Apple Mac to get the battery replaced and how much does a Macbook pro retina battery replacement cost?
Well here is your Answer.
The A1502, A1398, A1768 Batteries can all be replaced but the question is who can change them for you?
These batteries are glued internally to the case of your laptop and are exceptionally difficult to remove.
Apple will replace the whole case with keyboard, Track pad and battery, which comes at a cost & can take several days or weeks.
The batteries can be purchased online from Ram City or similar for approximately $220 – $250, but then the problem is how to remove them.
At The Electronic Fix we Do macbook retina battery replacement every day with a same day turnaround time at a cost of only $280 fitted.
There are a few different methods of removing the battery in the macbook pro retina or even the iPad.
NOTE there is the danger of the battery catching fire if removed incorrectly or the wrong tools are used and please make sure your battery is 100% DISCHARGED before attempting this Repair.
You can apply a glue remover or something that will breakdown the glue and then use plastic cards ( similar to a credit card) to break the battery from the glue.
The best method to remove the internal battery is to use some glue remover which can be purchased online from Ebay or a google Search.
With a length of twin, and the glue remover you should be able to remove the battery pretty easily.
Care must be taken as there is the chance that you will destroy something internally, a substantial amount of force is required too break the seal of the glue to battery.
Take a look at this youtube video showing several methods of replacing the battery, but care must be taken as extensive damage can be done with one little slip and a lot of force.