MacBook Air 11" (Mid 2011 to Early 2015) Fan

MacBook Air 11" (Mid 2011 to Early 2015) Fan

$39.99

$39.99

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Product Details

Features

Features

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Includes fan and surrounding metal bracket.

Compatibility

MacBook Air 11" Early 2014
1.4 GHz (Early 2014)
1.7 GHz (Early 2014)
MacBook Air 11" Early 2015
1.6 GHz (Early 2015)
2.2 GHz (Early 2015)
MacBook Air 11" Mid 2011
1.6 GHz (Mid 2011)
1.8 GHz (Mid 2011)
MacBook Air 11" Mid 2012
1.7 GHz (Mid 2012)
2.0 GHz (Mid 2012)
MacBook Air 11" Mid 2013
1.3 GHz (Mid 2013)
1.7 GHz (Mid 2013)

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Repair Stories

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My Problem

Old fan was making all sorts of noise. I didn't even realize my Mac had a fan for years until this fan started to go, and then it was obvious as a blue sky.

My Fix

Overall, it was a pretty easy repair, but a tad trickier than a standard PC laptop due to the tight tolerances and incredibly small parts. If yo . . .

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My Problem

Fan was not cooling my Macbook Air 11"... I had to use an app to speed up my fan's rotational speed to keep my mac cool. Finally I decided to replace the fan.

My Fix

It was easy with the instructions provided by IFIXIT.

My Advice

Have a good workspace and time to methodically complete any repair.

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My Problem

After troubleshooting SOOO MANY THINGS - it was clear that the issue was isolated to the fan. It sounded like, based on all other forums I had read, that the ball bearing in the fan had run it's course and the least expensive route (short of shooting some silicone lubricant into the fan) was to rep . . .

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My Problem

Fan stopped working. Turned out my lazy-self got a piece of a shreddie stuck inside. Regular for me; irregular for a laptop.

My Fix

Everything went according to plan except the driver (P5) stripped. iFixIt dispatched a replacement NEXT DAY! Wow, what service.

My Advice

If you have multiple P5-bolt-burdened devices tho . . .

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My Problem

The fan wasn't working anymore, and made a light repetitive click noise.

My Fix

Well. But opening was enough. No need to change the fan, there was just some crumble blocking the fan…

My Advice

Good luck

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