Model A1237 or A1304 / 1.6, 1.8, 1.86, or 2.13 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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Replacing fan: new thermal paste?

I have bought a new fan and heatsink for iFixit for my original MacBook Air. When I lifted the heatsink, part of the thermal paste stayed on it and part stayed on the chips themselves. The instructions do not say anything about thermal paste. Do I need to buy new paste?

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Yes - Absolutely.. Clean off the old and apply new.

HERE is a guide that will give you the general idea


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