Apple Offers Free Display Repairs to MacBook Pro 2016 Units Plagued by ‘Flexgate’ Issues
In this blog post, I will provide detail on which two 13-inch MacBook Pro models are eligible for Apple’s free Macbook repair program.
- Flexgate issue was first noticed in 2019-January
- Apple’s free service program is available globally
- Repair can be claimed till 4 years of MacBook Purchase date.
Customers who are facing backlight issues in 13-inch MacBook pro models, apples offering free repair announcement. Apple Company noticed that Macbook pro unit’s models were sold between Oct-2016 to Feb-2018.Call Apple authorized service center Mumbai and get your 13-inch MacBook Pro serviced free of cost. “Flexagate issues” are the one which is issues with backlighting which spotted earlier at this year.
In their article, on its Website mentioned that screen backlight in 13-inch affected Macbook Pro units either intermittently or continuously along with showing vertical line top to the bottom of the screen. In few cases it is noticed that display backlight is completely stop on the MacBook Pro.
As mentioned above Flexagate issue was first reported in 2019-January , Apple has fixed this same problems in new MacBook Pro models by increasing cable length inside the display.
Eligible Models for FLexagate program are as follows:
- MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports)
- MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports)
Note: No other Macbooks notebook models are part of this program.
Click this link to check whether you are eligible for the free repair or not: https://idmsa.apple.com/IDMSWebAuth/signin?appIdKey=d2fe035183cde78121b704ffad0f59bde083c46609514c1c379cfb8566b17e20&path=/web/v2/auth&language=IN-EN
According to Apple, this free Flexagate program is available globally and it will cover the Macbook pro which is eligible with four years of its purchase date.
Apart from this “flexgate” service program, Apple also announces repair programs for MacBook models that are facing keyboard issues because of “butterfly-mechanism.”
Bombay Computers being the leading Macbook repair provider in Mumbai writes blogs that are helping people to repair their laptop & computers.