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My macbook power converter gets super hot and sometimes when I plug it in it sparks. Do I need to replace it?

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It not suposed to spark ...this onli means that something its in short circuit..probabli this is the reason why it heats...first get some help to see if the issue is inside the pc plug ..or not ...cause you may by another one and behave the same

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