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MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2012 Left Fan Replacement

Replace the left fan in your MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2012.

Replace a faulty fan to keep things cool.

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Шаг 1 Left Fan  ¶ 

Remove the following three screws securing the left fan  to the logic board:

Шаг 1 Left Fan  ¶ 

  • Remove the following three screws securing the left fan to the logic board:

  • Two 3.5 mm T6 Torx screws.

  • One 4.2 mm T6 Torx screw.

Шаг 2  ¶ 

Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the left fan connector from the logic board. It is useful to twist the spudger axially from beneath the fan cable wires to release the connector. The fan socket and the fan connector can be seen in the second and third pictures. Be careful not to break the plastic fan socket off the logic board as you use your spudger to lift the fan connector straight up and out of its socket.

Шаг 2  ¶ 

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the left fan connector from the logic board.

  • It is useful to twist the spudger axially from beneath the fan cable wires to release the connector.

  • The fan socket and the fan connector can be seen in the second and third pictures. Be careful not to break the plastic fan socket off the logic board as you use your spudger to lift the fan connector straight up and out of its socket.

  • The layout of the logic board shown in the second picture may look slightly different than your machine but the fan socket is the same.

Шаг 3  ¶ 

Lift the left fan out of the upper case.

Шаг 3  ¶ 

  • Lift the left fan out of the upper case.