Apple is recalling some MacBook Pro laptops over concerns that the battery could overheat

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  • Apple has recalled its 15-inch MacBook Pro sold between September 2015 and February 2017 due to potential overheating risks from the battery.
  • Apple is warning customers with affected devices to stop using the laptop and pursue a free battery replacement.
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Apple has issued a voluntary recall for certain MacBook Pro laptops containing a battery that might overheat and pose a "safety risk," the company said on Thursday.

The voluntary recall applies to a limited number of older 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017. Apple is asking affected customers to stop using the device and to go to Apple for a free battery replacement.

Users can check to see if their Mac is impacted by navigating to the "About This Mac" section in the Apple menu and entering their computer's serial number on the program page.

This story is developing. Please check back for more updates.

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