MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2010 Left Fan Replacement
Replace the left fan in your Mid 2010 MacBook Pro 15" Unibody.
- Author: Walter Galan
- Difficulty: Moderate
Replace a faulty fan to keep temperatures down.
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Remove the following ten screws securing the lower case to the upper case:
Three 13.5 mm (14.1 mm) Phillips screws.
Seven 3 mm Phillips screws.
Using both hands, lift the lower case near the vent to pop it off two clips securing it to the upper case.
Remove the lower case and set it aside.
Remove the three 3.4 mm (3.1 mm) T6 Torx screws securing the left fan to the logic board.
Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the left fan connector from the logic board.