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Typical A1260 right fan replacement

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MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Models A1226 and A1260

MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Models A1226 and A1260 Right Fan Replacement

20 - 30 minutos

Moderate

Meu Problema

After nearly 4 years of continuous use, the right fan was grinding and buzzing loudly.

Minha Solução

As with all MacBook Pro repairs, once all the tiny Phillips and Torx screws are removed, it's usually smooth sailing to replace any component. In this case, I fabricated a small spudger by cutting and taping together the two prongs of a plastic outlet cover. Worked perfectly and my MacBook is nice and quiet now.

Meu Conselho

The most important steps usually involve disconnecting the small surface mount ribbon connectors. Either fabricate a soft plastic spudger or invest the $2.95 and purchase one from iFixit. Chances are you will be making another repair on your Mac at some point in the future and you'll want to have one on hand.

MacBook Pro 15" (Model A1211, A1226, and A1260) Right Fan Imagem
MacBook Pro 15" (Model A1211, A1226, and A1260) Right Fan

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