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#mbp2011 Articles

Apple Extends MacBook Pro Repair Extension Program for Video Issues Until December 31, 2016

Friday February 19, 2016 7:35 am PST by
Apple has extended its MacBook Pro Repair Extension Program for Video Issues until December 31, 2016, or four years from its original date of sale, according to a recently updated support document on its website. The program was previously set to expire next week, on February 27, 2016, or three years from the original date of sale. Apple launched the repair program exactly one year ago today ...

Apple Initiates Repair Program for 2011-2013 MacBook Pros With Video Issues

Thursday February 19, 2015 1:44 pm PST by
Apple has launched a repair program to fix MacBook Pro machines sold between February 2011 and February 2013 that have problems with distorted video, no video, or unexpected system restarts. As of February 20 in the United States and Canada (February 27 in other countries), users with affected machines will be able to visit an Apple Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider to receive repairs ...

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Apple Over 2011 MacBook Pro Graphics Issues

Tuesday October 28, 2014 10:36 am PDT by
Back in January, we highlighted graphics issues being experienced by a number of owners of 2011 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models, with many users needing to pay for (sometimes multiple) expensive logic board replacements due to the issue. The apparent widespread nature of the issue has led to claims that it is a manufacturing defect that should be covered by Apple, with a change.org petition...

Lawyers Researching Possible Class Action Lawsuit Over 2011 MacBook Pro Graphics Issues

Thursday August 21, 2014 8:51 am PDT by
Back in January, we profiled growing concerns from owners of 2011 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models over failing graphics chips and system crashes. While Apple has assisted some customers with logic board replacements, the issues have been known to reoccur after servicing and some users have been faced with expensive repair bills to address the problem. With a Facebook group exceeding...

Some 2011 MacBook Pros Experiencing GPU Glitches, System Crashes

Friday January 17, 2014 8:44 am PST by
Many early and late–2011 MacBook Pro owners with discrete graphics cards seem to be experiencing GPU failures and system crashes on their machines. In addition to several tips received by MacRumors, there's a lengthy thread on the issue on the Apple Support Communities, a Facebook group, and many reports of trouble on our own forums. It appears that the MacBooks, first released on February 28, ...