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How to clean the fan of my mac

the fan is doing a strange noise and i think its need to be clean

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You can use this guide to access the internals of your MacBook. Then use compressed air to blow dust out of the case and fans. If possible, try having the lower case upside down when blowing air into it. This will help dust fall out rather than re-settle back in the case.

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Be sure to hold the fan blade in place using a Spudger or a similar tool, letting the blade spin freely from compressed air may damage the fan.


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By the time a fan is making noise the bearing have most likely failed and no amount of cleaning will help it. Just replace it.

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