Apple recognized the problem of flexgate in MacBook Pro and promises free repair

Three years ago, MacBook Pro notebook users started complaining about problems with the screen. And just now

Apple finally responded to these complaints and acknowledged the warranty case.

What is flexgate

Online, this problem has already managed to get the name- flexgate. And it is in the usual cable that connects the motherboard and display. Each time you open the lid of the laptop, the cable was ground and damaged, and this had a bad effect on the display. More precisely, vertical stripes appear at the bottom of the screen.

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And because of Apple's great love for glue, such a breakdown is expensive for users: the cable is firmly glued to the screen, so the repair costs as much as $ 600.

What to do

IFixit specialists noticed that in 2018 MacBook Pro the cable was 2 mm longer, which, theoretically, could solve the problem of a cable. But so far there has been no official information from Apple.

Now the company declares that “very smallThe percentage of “13-inch MacBook Pro models sold from October 2016 to February 2018 suffers from this problem. Therefore, in the service centers will be free to repair such damage.

If you have already spent on repairs - ask for compensation, the company promises to return the full amount.