Mac Pro Late 2013 Fan Assembly Replacement
Please note that this guide is only a prerequisite for other guides.
- Author: Andrew Optimus Goldheart
- Difficulty: Moderate
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Step 1 — Fan Assembly ¶
Remove five 5.1 mm T10 Torx screws from around the outer perimeter of the fan assembly.
Step 2 ¶
Tilt the assembly up away from the IO board.
Step 3 ¶
While supporting the fan assembly with one hand, loosen the two T7 captive screws in the fan cable bracket.
Step 4 ¶
Use a pair of tweezers to pull the fan cable bracket away from the fan assembly.
Step 5 ¶
Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the fan assembly ribbon cable from the IO board.
Step 6 ¶
Disconnect the fan assembly antenna cable from the IO board.
Remove the fan assembly from the Mac Pro.