Mac mini Model A1176 Fan Replacement
- Author: Walter Galan
- Difficulty: Moderate
Replace a faulty fan to keep temperatures low.
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Step 1 — Fan ¶
Disconnect the following connectors from the interconnect board:
IR board cable.
Step 2 ¶
De-route both the fan and IR board cables out of the channel in the internal frame.
Step 3 ¶
Remove the two Phillips screws securing the fan to the internal frame.
Step 4 ¶
Lift the fan out of the internal frame, minding any cables that may get caught.