Power Mac G5 repair program fixes faulty power

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Apple has posted details about its Power Mac G5 Repair Extension Program for Power Supply Issues. The repair extension program enables Power Mac G5 users to get their systems serviced — free of charge — if they’ve suffered power-related issues that are the result of a specific component failure.

Affected models were sold between October 2005 and August 2006, according to Apple, and include dual 2GHz, dual 2.3GHz or quad 2.5GHz PowerPC G5 processors. The affected computers have serial numbers where the first five digits fall into the following ranges:

  • CK539xxxxxx - CK608xxxxxx
  • G8539xxxxxx - G8608xxxxxx
  • YM539xxxxxx - YM608xxxxxx
  • RM539xxxxxx - RM608xxxxxx
  • Apple notes that the affected systems may not start up after the power button is pressed, and exhibit no LED activity.

    The power supply repair program is covered by Apple for up to two years from the original date of purchase, even if your Power Mac G5 is currently out of warranty. For more details about the program and how to initiate a service call for your system, visit Apple’s Web site.

    This story, "Power Mac G5 repair program fixes faulty power" was originally published by PCWorld.

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