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Power cord replaced now macbook battery wont show install

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Power cord replaced now macbook battery won't show installed
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Kyle Brockman replied 7 years ago.
Try resetting the PRAM. This can fix some odd power issue, reboot the machine and hold down the following key, command option p r keep holding these keys till you hear the start up chime twice.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Did that already. Zapping the pram!
Expert:  Kyle Brockman replied 7 years ago.
How old is the machine? Have you tried using coconut battery to look at it?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Yes, I tried coconut battery.  It's 2007 13 inch macbook, and the battery has been replaced once already. The battery seemed OK before the power cord went bad and needed replacing.
Expert:  Kyle Brockman replied 7 years ago.
At this point I would say the best bet would be to take it back to the apple store and have them replace the battery again.
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