MacBook Pro 17" (Model A1229) Left Fan

 
 

MacBook Pro 17" (Model A1229) Left Fan

$39.95

$39.95

Product Details

Features

Features

Is your Left Fan broken?

There are two truths in this world: the weatherman is always wrong, and computer fans will eventually die. Replacing your weatherman probably won't help, but your computer will thank you for replacing a dead fan.

If your screen is facing you, this is the fan on the left side of the machine. Includes fan and surrounding metal bracket.

 

Compatibility

MacBook Pro 17" Models A1151 A1212 A1229 and A1261
2.4 GHz (Santa Rosa)
2.6 GHz (Santa Rosa)
 

Repair Stories

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My Problem

The left fan on our MacBook Pro 17" A1229 was making a lot of noise.

My Fix

Following your guide made the process extremely easy and fun to complete for someone who has never worked on a computer before. It took me about an hour from start to finish. The most difficult step for me was #16 because you cann . . .

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My Problem

Right fan got very noisy

My Fix

It went perfect, easy with Ifixit guidance, changed left fan in same operation + cleaned both cooling grills, both fans been running since 2007, a lot of hours and Rpms since 2007

My Advice

Just do it, tool kit recommended was perfect, maybe a little more advice about disconnecting elec . . .

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