Apple recalls 15-Inch MacBook Pro laptop computers due to fire hazard

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Apple has issued a recall on certain Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro laptop computers. 

The batteries in the recalled laptop computers can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Consumers can determine if their laptop computer is included in this recall by checking the laptop’s serial number here

The serial number can be found by choosing “About This Mac” from the Apple menu. Only MacBook Pro 15-inch model laptop computers with certain serial numbers are included.

The recalled laptop computers have a 15.4-inch (diagonal) display, 2.2-2.5 GHz processors, 256GB-1TB solid-state storage, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, two USB 3 ports, and one HDMI port.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled laptop computers. Contact Apple to determine if the laptop computer is a part of the recall and to schedule a free battery replacement.

Consumer Contact: Apple at 800-275-2273 anytime, or online information on the Replacement Process.

There are Apple stores at University Village and Alderwood Mall.

Incidents/Injuries: Apple has received 26 reports of the laptop’s battery overheating, including five reports of minor burns and one report of smoke inhalation, as well as 17 reports of minor damage to nearby personal property.


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