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repairtechnique
repairtechnique
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noisy fan[ ]
noisy fan[ ]
Introduction
[ ]One had 36 blades and gave an annoying whine, while the other design has 29 blades (a prime) and yields a comforting hum.
Time Required Min
20 minutes
10 minutes
Time Required Max
20 minutes
10 minutes
Difficulty
Moderate
Very easy
Summary
I was surprised to find that the top right fan on the G5 iMac (first generation) changed design. One had 36 blades and gave an annoying whine, while the other design that has 29 blades (a prime) gives a much less annoying hum.
I was surprised to find that the top right fan on the G5 iMac (first generation) changed design. One had 36 blades and gave an annoying whine, while the other design that has 29 blades (a prime) gives a much less annoying hum.