Apple extends Power Mac G5 power supply repair programme

Power Mac G5 QuadApple has extended the services for Power Supply issues in some Power Mac G5 models. The Power Mac G5 Repair Extension Program for Power Supply Issues applies to Power Mac G5 systems that have power-related issues as a result of a specific component failure within the computer's power supply. Affected Power Mac G5s are Dual 2GHz, Dual 2.3GHz or Quad 2.5GHz which were sold approximately between October 2005 and August 2006.

Affected systems will exhibit one of the following power-related symptoms:

  • System will not start up after the power button is pressed
  • No LED activity


PowerMac_125x125Affected Power Mac G5 computers are serial number in following range. Not all computers in following range are affected.
Serial Number Ranges
CK539xxxxxx - CK608xxxxxx
G8539xxxxxx - G8608xxxxxx
YM539xxxxxx - YM608xxxxxx
RM539xxxxxx - RM608xxxxxx

For more detail about the this service extension, please visit Power Mac G5 Repair Extension Program for Power Supply Issues (Apple).

Apple StoreApple StorePower Mac G5 owners who's G5 is purchased within the first year and still haven't bought the warranty protection can buy AppleCare Protection Plan from Apple Store and extend the standard warranty from 1 year to 3 years.

Posted by Antony at November 7, 2006 4:31 PM

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