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MacBook Pro 17" Unibody 2.2GHz early 2011 Duo

Vibrating noise from new MacBook Pro ?

Rattling fan ? Overheating ?

Give this a try !

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  1. I am using Husky screwdrivers HD 74501 U & HD 74502 Y
    • I am using Husky screwdrivers HD 74501 U & HD 74502 Y

  2. Turn your MBP upside down
    • Turn your MBP upside down

  3. Remove the screws from the back cover
    • Remove the screws from the back cover

  4. Carefully open the back cover.
    • Carefully open the back cover.

  5. Remove the dust . I am using  a vacuum cleaner here with a brush.
    • Remove the dust . I am using a vacuum cleaner here with a brush.

  6. Keep your Apple warranty by disconnecting the battery and DO NO TOUCH any electronic parts and chips ! Also touch any metal item to unload the body static.
    • Keep your Apple warranty by disconnecting the battery and DO NO TOUCH any electronic parts and chips ! Also touch any metal item to unload the body static.

    • Keep your Apple warranty and disconnect the battery.

  7. Disconnect the fan from the mainboard. Disconnect the fan from the mainboard. Disconnect the fan from the mainboard.
    • Disconnect the fan from the mainboard.

  8. Remove the 3 screws that  fron the fan fixture.
    • Remove the 3 screws that fron the fan fixture.

  9. Clean the dust with a very soft toilet paper.
    • Clean the dust with a very soft toilet paper.

  10. This is what I´ve  found inside one fan !
    • This is what I´ve found inside one fan !

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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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I’d be careful about using a vacuum cleaner on the inside of the computer as it can cause static discharge and zap your components.

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@laomusicarts do you know where I might be able to get an HD-74501 screwdriver. New or Used?

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