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Seamless Macbook Pro Fan install!

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MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2008 and Early 2009

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MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2008 and Early 2009 Right Fan Replacement

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My Problem

My late model 2008 Macbook Pro has been a gem, but all of a sudden the right fan started to give out, the left would be clocked at over 6000rpm while the right was dredging at barely 2000. It was time, after 4 years, to swap the components out.

My Fix

It's an easy swap, took 10 minutes only because the screws are so dang small. Fans were in perfect condition, and my computer hasn't been this silent in years. I'd almost forgot what a new MBP is supposed to sound like - nothing! Silence again, my ears rejoice.

My Advice

If you're going to replace one, replace both, it's a cheap swap and you'll save yourself in future woes. If one died, the other is right behind it. Remember to discharge any static electric build up with the metal plate apple installed.

MacBook Pro 15" Late 2008 through Mid 2012 (excluding Mid 2009 2.53 GHz) Left Fan Image
MacBook Pro 15" Late 2008 through Mid 2012 (excluding Mid 2009 2.53 GHz) Left Fan

$59.95

MacBook Pro 15" Late 2008 through Mid 2012 (excluding Mid 2009 2.53 GHz) Right Fan Image
MacBook Pro 15" Late 2008 through Mid 2012 (excluding Mid 2009 2.53 GHz) Right Fan

$39.95

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