12-, 13 – and 15-inch MacBook Pro models released in 2013 or later, can creep into the service by Apple for a free replacement anti-glare coating. The extension of the repair program reports Macrumors.
According to Macrumors, Apple has issued a document, according to which the service centers will change the displays of MacBook and MacBook Pro for free for four years after purchasing the laptop. For exact date of purchase you must present your receipt.
Service campaign will end:
- for MacBook Pro 13-inch 2013 — July 2018;
- for 15-inch MacBook Pro 2013 — July 2018;
- for the 13-inch MacBook Pro 2014 to March 2019;
- for 15-inch MacBook Pro 2014 to may 2019;
- for the 13-inch MacBook Pro 2015 — October 2020;
- for the 13-inch MacBook Pro 2016 — in June 2021;
- for 15-inch MacBook Pro 2016 — in June 2021;
- for the 12-inch MacBook 2015 — April 2020;
- for the 12-inch MacBook 2016 — in June 2021.
15-inch MacBook Pro 2015, 12-,13 – and 15-inch MacBook still sold, the warranty on the screens of these models will end soon.
Users whose laptops anti glare fell into disrepair, unable to contact Apple by phone, email or via online chat on the website of the company.
In order to leave the application on the support site, you need to enter the serial number of the MacBook. The serial number is written on the menu “About this Mac”.
Since Apple has not announced about prolongation of campaign publicly, some authorized service providers may not be aware of its existence.
The program applies to those screens, which detected problems with anti-reflective coating. The upper layer of the Retina can wear down or flake off, which greatly complicates the work.
Anti-reflective coating gets damaged in contact with the keyboard and trackpad, cleaning with cleaning agents and microfiber cloths.
Each serial number is allowed free of charge to replace two damaged screen. This means that users who have already used the warranty, can you fix the display again.
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