Feb 15, 2016 12:10 PM
RECALL: Apple recalls charging cable for MacBooks
Apple has issued a recall involving Apple’s 2015 MacBook refresh.
The recall involves the USB Type C cables that may fail. There have been no reports of fire associated with the cables.
Apple said the recall covers all MacBook purchases equipped with the Type C connector, but not MacBook Pros which use traditional power and USB 3 connectivity.
The impacted cables were purchased through June 2015. It is easy to tell if you have a faulty cable, they feature the text “Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in China.”
The company says they are making a free replacement cable available, for more information go to the Apple Recall Center page.