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Old Jan 27, 2013, 08:25 PM   #1
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Is Apple doing repair to the late 2012 iMac's?

Hi everyone, ive gone through three replacements and im still not happy with my imac, im sick and tired of going through the whole replacement hassle and not knowing if id get a issue free imac I DO NOT want to deal with that anymore. The current imac i have has very very low yellow tint and pretty evenly light, however i do have rattling sound coming from the fan. I was just wondering if any of you have done repairs to these imacs at your local apple stores? since i dont want to go through the replacement hassle i just want this very one to be repair. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 08:50 PM   #2
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I feel for you, edry. I really do. I'd call up your local Apple Store and ask them directly. You're just one fan away from being satisfied? I'd go for it.
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 08:59 PM   #3
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I feel for you, edry. I really do. I'd call up your local Apple Store and ask them directly. You're just one fan away from being satisfied? I'd go for it.
thanks bud!.. the last time i talked to my rep they called in my local apple store and they said they are not getting parts since its a new product, so im just wondering if thats the case everywhere else.
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 09:04 PM   #4
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thanks bud!.. the last time i talked to my rep they called in my local apple store and they said they are not getting parts since its a new product, so im just wondering if thats the case everywhere else.
Well, if you're SURE it's the fan, then rest easy, hold on to your system until they're doing repairs, and get it fixed. Really won't take them long to do the repair since it's just some tape (for the screen) and one component to remove.

Hang in there.
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 09:11 PM   #5
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Well, if you're SURE it's the fan, then rest easy, hold on to your system until they're doing repairs, and get it fixed. Really won't take them long to do the repair since it's just some tape (for the screen) and one component to remove.

Hang in there.
yeah, i guess im very unlucky with these things i just had to replace my ipad too, the dock connector was fk'd. I will hang on to see what the future awaits me. Ps. the reason why i know its the fan its because iMaclovin was having the same issue with his it made the same exact noise as mine identical!, his machine only has a ssd no hard drive, so the only moving part is the fan, nothing else makes any sound like that kind so im 95% sure its the fan, moreover the sound its the loudest right where the fan its located in the machine so.. thats that.
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Well, then hang in there, since it's not worth exchanging the whole system over a fan, especially since the rest of the system is apparently fine!
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 12:48 PM   #7
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Hi everyone, ive gone through three replacements and im still not happy with my imac, im sick and tired of going through the whole replacement hassle and not knowing if id get a issue free imac I DO NOT want to deal with that anymore. The current imac i have has very very low yellow tint and pretty evenly light, however i do have rattling sound coming from the fan. I was just wondering if any of you have done repairs to these imacs at your local apple stores? since i dont want to go through the replacement hassle i just want this very one to be repair. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
My third replacement is also inbound, I hope this unit has the desired quality. The first one was making sporadically occurring cracking noises, the second one had image retention and a dent in the stand. It's a brilliant machine, but for the money, certain problems shouldn't occur.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 05:45 PM   #8
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I recommend you stop banging your iPad across the back of your iMac.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 06:28 PM   #9
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I recommend you stop banging your iPad across the back of your iMac.
Hahahahahahahah,

i took it in today they agreed to have the fan replaced, however as expected they didnt have the part in they guy also told me that this might be the first imac theyd do repairs on.. sweet that doesnt sound like bad luck anywhere. Experimenting with my imac sweet.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 06:38 PM   #10
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edry: it happens to all of us...

-had to take back 3 tv's to bb until i got a good one
-back in 99 bought a new toyota only to take it home and have wipers not work (14 years latter still have and love)
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 06:41 PM   #11
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edry: it happens to all of us...

-had to take back 3 tv's to bb until i got a good one
-back in 99 bought a new toyota only to take it home and have wipers not work (14 years latter still have and love)
yeah i guess it makes life more exciting but the same time annoying.. i just want to get what i paid for, the fan is the only thing bothering me right now after that id be good to go (hopefully).
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