Battery with low cycle count displays service recommended warning
I have a MacBook Pro A1989 that was gifted to me. It runs just fine with the power cable plugged in, but will not turn on or run at all on battery. I went to check the battery health and the battery has a low double digit cycle count. The toolbar tells me the battery is at 1% and displays “service recommended”. It also states the battery is not charging.
I’ve tried an SMC reset several times, as well as an NVRAM reset but I still get this message. Do batteries crap out on these things easily? Am I able to physically disconnect the battery to reset this message? Pardon my terminology, I have a passing knowledge of Apple products.