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IT WENT FULLY underwater of all places

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Highly unfortunate any time MBP gets violated by liquids ;-{
 
I mineMine did as well - just two weeks after opening a brand new fully loaded MBP 13". IT WENT FULLY underwater of all places, on my bed!
I mineMine did as well - just two weeks after opening a brand new fully loaded MBP 13". IT WENT FULLY underwater of all places, on my bed!
 
I was setting up to watch movies lounging in bed, a TV Tray never used before next to bed had laptop, then came two mason jars, quart each set next to laptop. The laptop was to transfer to the bed, never made it!
I was setting up to watch movies lounging in bed, a TV Tray never used before next to bed had laptop, then came two mason jars, quart each set next to laptop. The laptop was to transfer to the bed, never made it!
 
The TV Tray collapsed against side of bed trapping the laptop, and now 1/2 gallon of water also trapped, completed submerged the half opened screen lid of the laptop, with it going black before I could grab for it.
 
Finally, getting the lights on, grabbed the laptop, and water is pouring out of every opening. I was so panic stricken, I could hardly function. Somehow every move that came next was perfect.
 
I immediately held it waist high, with ports dripping aimed downward, and spun as fast as possible, arms out, using the G Force to push out as much water as possible. Knowing most of the water has escaped, the next step was to get it forced dry as quick as possible. Lucky again I have electric forced air bathroom portable heater handy,
 
I set up laptop partly open on thick bath towel, with the screen open, also propped up on its side, and angled so front corner of bottom, and corner of screen is lowest point. Hinge corner raised 2-3" off the floor to angle downward towards front.
 
Set heater to the highest setting, feeling airflow go also under hinge corner that's been raised off the floor, so entire laptop is getting wrapped in warm air flow.
 
Checking surface of laptop frequently by touch, confirming the temp 150 F average. Set up a cardboard box behind laptop to keep cool air from getting in the mix.
Checking surface of laptop frequently by touch, confirming the temp 150 F average. Set up a cardboard box behind laptop to keep cool air from getting in the mix.
 
When I woke up in the morning the bathroom was a good 80-90F when I opened the door. The laptop was toasty warm, set it on bed, covered, to cool down slowly. 4 hours later, and 5 years later still, no one will ever know it was under water.
 
I just replaced battery after 7 yrs, and have images on file, where battery was w/i day of exploding, So much pressure it bent the bottom cover open by 3/8" on left edge, fully exposing the cells.
 
No battery warning of any kind ever came up. Every report said battery was perfect. Only the fact I moved the cart it sits on, was it finally noticed.
 
So much tension from distorted cover prevented 4 screws from turning. Every effort was made to not destroy the only #Zero phillips that came with new battery. I was forced to drill the head off one of the four remaining,, which released the tension on front edge screws, so that they could turn out by hand. When the head drilled off, the cover flew open like a broken truck spring.
So much tension from distorted cover prevented 4 screws from turning. Every effort was made to not destroy the only #Zero phillips that came with new battery. I was forced to drill the head off one of the four remaining,, which released the tension on front edge screws, so that they could turn out by hand. When the head drilled off, the cover flew open like a broken truck spring.
 
He's good as new again, and search for new bottom cover is so/so on Amazon, for roughly $50 - and not made by Apple.
 
Next up, while I'm in there in getting new Drives! SSD for sure, but wanted to see what the current climate of issues one will get into.
 
Oh Boy, there are some tortured victims here. But, the talent here didn't let them be tortured for long!
 
So Cheers, to the Cool Crewcool IFIXIT crew that know all the tricks.tricks!
So Cheers, to the Cool Crewcool IFIXIT crew that know all the tricks.tricks!

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MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Late 2013

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Edit by: Dan ,

Title:

IT WENT FULLY underwater of all places

Text:

Highly unfortunate any time MBP gets violated by liquids -;-{
Highly unfortunate any time MBP gets violated by liquids -;-{
 
-I mine did as well - just two weeks after opening a brand new fully loaded MBP 13". IT WENT FULLY underwater of all places, on my bed!
-I mine did as well - just two weeks after opening a brand new fully loaded MBP 13". IT WENT FULLY underwater of all places, on my bed!
 
I did as well - justwas setting up to watch movies lounging in bed, a TV Tray never used before next to bed had laptop, then came two weeks opening brand new fully loaded MBP 13".mason jars, quart each set next to laptop. The laptop was to transfer to the bed, never made it!
I did as well - justwas setting up to watch movies lounging in bed, a TV Tray never used before next to bed had laptop, then came two weeks opening brand new fully loaded MBP 13".mason jars, quart each set next to laptop. The laptop was to transfer to the bed, never made it!
 
-The TV Tray collapsed against side of bed trapping the laptop, and now 1/2 gallon of water also trapped, completed submerged the half opened screen lid of the laptop, with it going black before I could grab for it.
-The TV Tray collapsed against side of bed trapping the laptop, and now 1/2 gallon of water also trapped, completed submerged the half opened screen lid of the laptop, with it going black before I could grab for it.
 
IT WENT FULLY underwaterFinally, getting the lights on, grabbed the laptop, and water is pouring out of all places,, bedsideevery opening. I was so panic stricken, I could hardly function. Somehow every move that came next was perfect.
IT WENT FULLY underwaterFinally, getting the lights on, grabbed the laptop, and water is pouring out of all places,, bedsideevery opening. I was so panic stricken, I could hardly function. Somehow every move that came next was perfect.
 
Setting upI immediately held it waist high, with ports dripping aimed downward, and spun as fast as possible, arms out, using the G Force to watch movies lounging in bedpush out as much water as possible. Knowing most of the water has escaped, the next step was to get it forced dry as quick as possible. Lucky again I have electric forced air bathroom portable heater handy,
Setting upI immediately held it waist high, with ports dripping aimed downward, and spun as fast as possible, arms out, using the G Force to watch movies lounging in bedpush out as much water as possible. Knowing most of the water has escaped, the next step was to get it forced dry as quick as possible. Lucky again I have electric forced air bathroom portable heater handy,
 
a Tv Tray never used before nextI set up laptop partly open on thick bath towel, with the screen open, also propped up on its side, and angled so front corner of bottom, and corner of screen is lowest point. Hinge corner raised 2-3" off the floor to bed had laptop,angle downward towards front.
a Tv Tray never used before nextI set up laptop partly open on thick bath towel, with the screen open, also propped up on its side, and angled so front corner of bottom, and corner of screen is lowest point. Hinge corner raised 2-3" off the floor to bed had laptop,angle downward towards front.
 
then came two mason jars,, quart each set nextSet heater to laptopthe highest setting, feeling airflow go also under hinge corner that's been raised off the floor, so entire laptop is getting wrapped in warm air flow.
then came two mason jars,, quart each set nextSet heater to laptopthe highest setting, feeling airflow go also under hinge corner that's been raised off the floor, so entire laptop is getting wrapped in warm air flow.
 
TheChecking surface of laptop frequently by touch, confirming the temp 150 F average. Set up a cardboard box behind laptop was to transfer to keep cool air from getting in the bed, never made it-mix.
TheChecking surface of laptop frequently by touch, confirming the temp 150 F average. Set up a cardboard box behind laptop was to transfer to keep cool air from getting in the bed, never made it-mix.
 
The Tv Tray collapsed against side of bed trappingWhen I woke up in the laptop,morning the bathroom was a good 80-90F when I opened the door. The laptop was toasty warm, set it on bed, covered, to cool down slowly. 4 hours later, and 5 years later still, no one will ever know it was under water.
The Tv Tray collapsed against side of bed trappingWhen I woke up in the laptop,morning the bathroom was a good 80-90F when I opened the door. The laptop was toasty warm, set it on bed, covered, to cool down slowly. 4 hours later, and 5 years later still, no one will ever know it was under water.
 
and now 1/2 gallonI just replaced battery after 7 yrs, and have images on file, where battery was w/i day of water also trapped, completed submergedexploding, So much pressure it bent the laptop,bottom cover open by 3/8" on left edge, fully exposing the cells.
and now 1/2 gallonI just replaced battery after 7 yrs, and have images on file, where battery was w/i day of water also trapped, completed submergedexploding, So much pressure it bent the laptop,bottom cover open by 3/8" on left edge, fully exposing the cells.
 
half opened screen lid,No battery warning of any kind ever came up. Every report said battery was perfect. Only the fact I moved the cart it sits on, was it finally noticed.
half opened screen lid,No battery warning of any kind ever came up. Every report said battery was perfect. Only the fact I moved the cart it sits on, was it finally noticed.
 
with it going blank black beforeSo much tension from distorted cover prevented 4 screws from turning. Every effort was made to not destroy the only #Zero phillips that came with new battery. I was forced to drill the head off one of the four remaining,, which released the tension on front edge screws, so that they could grab for it.turn out by hand. When the head drilled off, the cover flew open like a broken truck spring.
with it going blank black beforeSo much tension from distorted cover prevented 4 screws from turning. Every effort was made to not destroy the only #Zero phillips that came with new battery. I was forced to drill the head off one of the four remaining,, which released the tension on front edge screws, so that they could grab for it.turn out by hand. When the head drilled off, the cover flew open like a broken truck spring.
 
Finally get lights on,, grab laptop,He's good as new again, and watersearch for new bottom cover is pouring out of every openingso/so on Amazon, for roughly $50 - and not made by Apple.
Finally get lights on,, grab laptop,He's good as new again, and watersearch for new bottom cover is pouring out of every openingso/so on Amazon, for roughly $50 - and not made by Apple.
 
I'm so panic stricken,, I can hardly functionNext up, while I'm in there in getting new Drives! SSD for sure, but wanted to see what the current climate of issues one will get into.
I'm so panic stricken,, I can hardly functionNext up, while I'm in there in getting new Drives! SSD for sure, but wanted to see what the current climate of issues one will get into.
 
Somehow every move that came next was perfect.

I immediately held it waist high, with ports dripping aimed downward,

and spun as fast as possible, arms out, to G Force out as much as possible.

Knowing now most of the water has escaped,

the next step is to get it forced dry, quick as possible.

Lucky again,, I have electric forced air bathroom portable heater handy,

Set up laptop partly open on thick bath towel, so screen open can trap airflow,,

also propped up on it's side, and angled so front corner of bottom,

and corner of screen is lowest point

Hinge corner raised 2-3" off the floor,, to angle downward towards front.

Set heater on to highest setting,, feeling airflow go also under hinge corner

that's been raised off the floor,, so entire laptop is getting wrapped in warm air flow.

Checking surface of laptop frequently by touch,, confirms temp 150F average.

Set a cardboard box behind laptop to keep cool air from getting in the mix.

Bathroom when I woke by daylight,, was a good 80-90F when I opened the door.

The laptop was toasty warm,,, set it on bed,, covered, to cool down slowly.

4 hours later,, and 5 years later still,, no one will ever know it was under water.

I just replaced battery after 7 yrs, and have images on file,, where battery was

w/i day of exploding,, so much so it bent the bottom cover open by 3/8" on left edge,

fully exposing the cells.

No battery warning of any kind ever came up -

Every report said battery was perfect.

Only the fact I moved the cart it sits on,, was it finally noticed.

-

So much tension from distorted cover prevented 4 screws from turning.

Every effort was made to not destroy the only #Zero phillips that came with new battery.

I was forced to drill the head off one of the four remaining,, which released

the tension on front edge screws,, so that they could turn out by hand.

When the head drilled off,, the cover flew open like a broken truck spring.

He's good as new again,, and search for new bottom cover is so/so on Amazon,

for roughly $50 - and not made by Apple.

Next up,, and why I'm here in the first place,,

getting new Drives,,, SSD for sure,, but wanted to see what the current

climate of issues one will get into..

Oh Boy,
Oh Boy, there are some tortured victims.

But Talent here,
victims here. But, the talent here didn't let them be tortured for long.long!
Somehow every move that came next was perfect.

I immediately held it waist high, with ports dripping aimed downward,

and spun as fast as possible, arms out, to G Force out as much as possible.

Knowing now most of the water has escaped,

the next step is to get it forced dry, quick as possible.

Lucky again,, I have electric forced air bathroom portable heater handy,

Set up laptop partly open on thick bath towel, so screen open can trap airflow,,

also propped up on it's side, and angled so front corner of bottom,

and corner of screen is lowest point

Hinge corner raised 2-3" off the floor,, to angle downward towards front.

Set heater on to highest setting,, feeling airflow go also under hinge corner

that's been raised off the floor,, so entire laptop is getting wrapped in warm air flow.

Checking surface of laptop frequently by touch,, confirms temp 150F average.

Set a cardboard box behind laptop to keep cool air from getting in the mix.

Bathroom when I woke by daylight,, was a good 80-90F when I opened the door.

The laptop was toasty warm,,, set it on bed,, covered, to cool down slowly.

4 hours later,, and 5 years later still,, no one will ever know it was under water.

I just replaced battery after 7 yrs, and have images on file,, where battery was

w/i day of exploding,, so much so it bent the bottom cover open by 3/8" on left edge,

fully exposing the cells.

No battery warning of any kind ever came up -

Every report said battery was perfect.

Only the fact I moved the cart it sits on,, was it finally noticed.

-

So much tension from distorted cover prevented 4 screws from turning.

Every effort was made to not destroy the only #Zero phillips that came with new battery.

I was forced to drill the head off one of the four remaining,, which released

the tension on front edge screws,, so that they could turn out by hand.

When the head drilled off,, the cover flew open like a broken truck spring.

He's good as new again,, and search for new bottom cover is so/so on Amazon,

for roughly $50 - and not made by Apple.

Next up,, and why I'm here in the first place,,

getting new Drives,,, SSD for sure,, but wanted to see what the current

climate of issues one will get into..

Oh Boy,
Oh Boy, there are some tortured victims.

But Talent here,
victims here. But, the talent here didn't let them be tortured for long.long!
 
So Cheers, to the Cool Crew that know all the tricks.

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MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Late 2013

Status:

open

Edit by: oldturkey03 ,

Title:

No Title (You should edit this question)IT WENT FULLY underwater of all places
No Title (You should edit this question)IT WENT FULLY underwater of all places

Text:

Highly unfortunate any time MBP gets violated by liquids -

-

I did as well - just two weeks opening brand new fully loaded MBP 13".

-

IT WENT FULLY underwater of all places,, bedside.

Setting up to watch movies lounging in bed,

a Tv Tray never used before next to bed had laptop,

then came two mason jars,, quart each set next to laptop.

The laptop was to transfer to the bed, never made it-

The Tv Tray collapsed against side of bed trapping the laptop,

and now 1/2 gallon of water also trapped, completed submerged the laptop,

half opened screen lid,

with it going blank black before I could grab for it.

Finally get lights on,, grab laptop,, and water is pouring out of every opening.

I'm so panic stricken,,  I can hardly function.

Somehow every move that came next was perfect.

I immediately held it waist high,  with ports dripping aimed downward,

and spun as fast as possible, arms out, to G Force out as much as possible.

Knowing now most of the water has escaped,

the next step is to get it forced dry, quick as possible.

Lucky again,, I have electric forced air bathroom portable heater handy,

Set up laptop partly open on thick bath towel, so screen open can trap airflow,,

also propped up on it's side, and angled so front corner of bottom,

and corner of screen is lowest point

Hinge corner raised 2-3" off the floor,, to angle downward towards front.

Set heater on to highest setting,, feeling airflow go also under hinge corner

that's been raised off the floor,, so entire laptop is getting wrapped in warm air flow.

Checking surface of laptop frequently by touch,, confirms temp 150F average.

Set a cardboard box behind laptop to keep cool air from getting in the mix.

Bathroom when I woke by daylight,, was a good 80-90F when I opened the door.

The laptop was toasty warm,,, set it on bed,, covered, to cool down slowly.

4 hours later,, and 5 years later still,, no one will ever know it was under water.

I just replaced battery after 7 yrs, and have images on file,, where battery was

w/i day of exploding,, so much so it bent the bottom cover open by 3/8" on left edge,

fully exposing the cells.

No battery warning of any kind ever came up -

Every report said battery was perfect.

Only the fact I moved the cart it sits on,, was it finally noticed.

-

So much tension from distorted cover prevented 4 screws from turning.

Every effort was made to not destroy the only #Zero phillips that came with new battery.

I was forced to drill the head off one of the four remaining,, which released

the tension on front edge screws,, so that they could turn out by hand.

When the head drilled off,, the cover flew open like a broken truck spring.

He's good as new again,, and search for new bottom cover is so/so on Amazon,

for roughly $50 - and not made by Apple.

Next up,, and why I'm here in the first place,,

getting new Drives,,, SSD for sure,, but wanted to see what the current

climate of issues one will get into..

Oh Boy,, there are some tortured victims.

But Talent here, didn't let them be tortured for long.

So Cheers, to the Cool Crew that know all the tricks.

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MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Late 2013

Status:

open

Original post by: Philscbx ,

Title:

No Title (You should edit this question)

Text:

Highly unfortunate any time MBP gets violated by liquids -

-

I did as well - just two weeks opening brand new fully loaded MBP 13".

-

IT WENT FULLY underwater of all places,, bedside.

Setting up to watch movies lounging in bed,

a Tv Tray never used before next to bed had laptop,

then came two mason jars,, quart each set next to laptop.

The laptop was to transfer to the bed, never made it-

The Tv Tray collapsed against side of bed trapping the laptop,

and now 1/2 gallon of water also trapped, completed submerged the laptop,

half opened screen lid,

with it going blank black before I could grab for it.

Finally get lights on,, grab laptop,, and water is pouring out of every opening.

I'm so panic stricken,,  I can hardly function.

Somehow every move that came next was perfect.

I immediately held it waist high,  with ports dripping aimed downward,

and spun as fast as possible, arms out, to G Force out as much as possible.

Knowing now most of the water has escaped,

the next step is to get it forced dry, quick as possible.

Lucky again,, I have electric forced air bathroom portable heater handy,

Set up laptop partly open on thick bath towel, so screen open can trap airflow,,

also propped up on it's side, and angled so front corner of bottom,

and corner of screen is lowest point

Hinge corner raised 2-3" off the floor,, to angle downward towards front.

Set heater on to highest setting,, feeling airflow go also under hinge corner

that's been raised off the floor,, so entire laptop is getting wrapped in warm air flow.

Checking surface of laptop frequently by touch,, confirms temp 150F average.

Set a cardboard box behind laptop to keep cool air from getting in the mix.

Bathroom when I woke by daylight,, was a good 80-90F when I opened the door.

The laptop was toasty warm,,, set it on bed,, covered, to cool down slowly.

4 hours later,, and 5 years later still,, no one will ever know it was under water.

I just replaced battery after 7 yrs, and have images on file,, where battery was

w/i day of exploding,, so much so it bent the bottom cover open by 3/8" on left edge,

fully exposing the cells.

No battery warning of any kind ever came up -

Every report said battery was perfect.

Only the fact I moved the cart it sits on,, was it finally noticed.

-

So much tension from distorted cover prevented 4 screws from turning.

Every effort was made to not destroy the only #Zero phillips that came with new battery.

I was forced to drill the head off one of the four remaining,, which released

the tension on front edge screws,, so that they could turn out by hand.

When the head drilled off,, the cover flew open like a broken truck spring.

He's good as new again,, and search for new bottom cover is so/so on Amazon,

for roughly $50 - and not made by Apple.

Next up,, and why I'm here in the first place,,

getting new Drives,,, SSD for sure,, but wanted to see what the current

climate of issues one will get into..

Oh Boy,, there are some tortured victims.

But Talent here, didn't let them be tortured for long.

So Cheers, to the Cool Crew that know all the tricks.

Apparaat:

MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Late 2013

Status:

open