Apple voluntary recall for 15-inch MacBook Pro models

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Posted at 4:32 PM, Jun 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-23 20:32:12-04

CUPERTINO, Calif. — If you own an Apple laptop computer you may need a new battery. There's a voluntary recall and replacement program for some of the company's 15-inch MacBook Pro models.

The issue is the battery inside the laptops that apple says could overheat and become a safety risk.

The recall is aimed at MacBook Pro models sold between September 2015 and February 2017.

Apple has a dedicated website for customers to check of their computer is eligible for a free battery.

Last month, musician white panda tweeted a video that showed his MacBook Pro after it exploded into flames.

For more information about the recall or to see if your MacBook needs a replacement, click here.