Apple MacBook USB-C cables recalled

apple macbook usb-c cable portApple MacBook USB-C cables have been recalled due to a “design issue”.

If you happen to own one of the super-slender edition MacBooks released last year, then it would be very wise to check its charging cable.

According to its web post the Apple MacBook USB-C cables that were included with its MacBooks in 2015 need to be recalled because they “may fail due to a design issue.”

Apple will swap any recalled cables for a new redesigned one free of charge.

If your MacBook was registered with an address when you bought it, Apple will ship it straight to you by the end of this month. If you didn’t, you’ll have to drop into a store or request a new cable online.

Apple MacBook USB-C faulty cable guide

Here’s a handy picture which should help you figure out if you need to replace your Apple MacBook USB-C cable:

apple macbook usb-c cableSo, basically, if your cable doesn’t have a serial number you need to swap it as soon as you can.

Things seem to be getting sloppy over at Apple as last month they had to recall a bunch of AC wall plug adapters from Continental Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Argentina, and Brazil.

Here’s the Apple support page for the USB-C cable alert.