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MacBook Pro 17" Unibody 2.2GHz early 2011 Duo

Vibrating noise from new MacBook Pro ?

Rattling fan ? Overheating ?

Give this a try !

I am using Husky screwdrivers HD 74501 U & HD 74502 Y
  • I am using Husky screwdrivers HD 74501 U & HD 74502 Y

Turn your MBP upside down
  • Turn your MBP upside down

Remove the screws from the back cover
  • Remove the screws from the back cover

Carefully open the back cover.
  • Carefully open the back cover.

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Remove the dust . I am using  a vacuum cleaner here with a brush.
  • Remove the dust . I am using a vacuum cleaner here with a brush.

Keep your Apple warranty by disconnecting the battery and DO NO TOUCH any electronic parts and chips ! Also touch any metal item to unload the body static.
  • Keep your Apple warranty by disconnecting the battery and DO NO TOUCH any electronic parts and chips ! Also touch any metal item to unload the body static.

  • Keep your Apple warranty and disconnect the battery.

Disconnect the fan from the mainboard. Disconnect the fan from the mainboard. Disconnect the fan from the mainboard.
  • Disconnect the fan from the mainboard.

Remove the 3 screws that  fron the fan fixture.
  • Remove the 3 screws that fron the fan fixture.

Clean the dust with a very soft toilet paper.
  • Clean the dust with a very soft toilet paper.

This is what I´ve  found inside one fan !
  • This is what I´ve found inside one fan !

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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