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Fan replacement

Tom Olsson -

MacBook Unibody Model A1342

MacBook Unibody Model A1342 Fan Replacement

10 - 30 minutes


My Problem

The old fan had worn out bearings which caused lots of noise and bad performance.

My Fix

The switch went well. Took about 30 minutes because the screws were stripped. The comments were very helpful.

My Advice

If the screws are stripped, take a similar size flat screwdriver and put at 45 degrees into the screw so the screwdrivers corner points into he screw, and give a slight tap from each four directions. Then take your Philips screwdriver and try to unscrew. This made it very easy for me.

Spudger Image


Phillips #00 Screwdriver Image
Phillips #00 Screwdriver


Unibody 8x SATA SuperDrive (Pre-Mid 2009) Image
Unibody 8x SATA SuperDrive (Pre-Mid 2009)


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