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Macbook wont turn on, burning smell

Was using my macbook while it was charging at the same time. then it made a small electrical sound and turned off really suddenly. i then noticed a really faint burning smell coming from but the computer didnt feel like it had overheated, it was slightly warm underneath where the battery is located but nothing unusual. the charger did feel quite hot though. ive tried everything to get it to turn back on and it wont.

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    Scott Simmerman Oct 27, 2014

    Mine popped, went blank, gave the whiff of burning insulation and would not fire up again. Called Apple and it is repaired under warranty. Seemingly, a blown capacitor or resister, probably on the power supply side of things. Guy said that he knew of a couple of these same failures.

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Hi, I have the same problem. Now is in the Apple Store for revision. I'll let you know when they give me an answer.

Posted on Jul 26, 2012

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    jlidrobo Jul 27, 2012

    Apple Store called me to and said: The Mainboard is burnt ... so I have to wait 8 very long days to get it fixed.

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SOURCE: My Apple Mac Laptop all of a sudden won't charge :(

You may need to reset your PMU (Power Management Unit) This is a fairly simple process but i am not sure on your model so i will give you an apple page with instructions for all models: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1431
Good Luck!

Posted on Jun 18, 2010

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So does the organge light still not come on now? If it doesn't try a different charger first. If that fails, your DC-Jack module or logic board may need to be replaced. There are detailed instructions on how to do the restore online. Here is an Macbook Repair Guide that shows how to open a Macbook. If you want somebody else to do it for you go to Macbook Repair.

Posted on Jun 28, 2010

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SOURCE: I was on my Apple Mac Book when all of a sudden it turned off :(

i think that the battery has had its last run. Plus the computer want into safe mode and froze and force shut down. this is not bad. this just means you have o get a new battery cord. i have had the same issue.
CATION: charging again may result in sizzling or fire.
i had my charger start to sizzle

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