All Right MBP fans sound like they're broken?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by other, Oct 9, 2007.

  1. other macrumors 6502

    Aug 18, 2005
    This is the third MBP I've noticed this fan issue (?) with. The right one doesn't sound at all like the left. I made a crappy Youtube video:

    I hope you understand what I mean. First, the camera is near the right fan, second, it's moved to the left. Are all MBPs like this?
  2. cogsinister macrumors 6502a

    Aug 24, 2006
    Fredericton NB Canada
    Its a bit hard to tell from that MB fan rattles quite a lot at lower speeds.....i have a feeling i have a broken fan on the way........
  3. squeeks macrumors 68040


    Jun 19, 2007
    weird, my left fan is broken, im assuming you tell right and left from when you are sitting in front of it looking at the screen, err, power button would be right side, power plug left correct?

    anyway, going to change mine out tomorrow, cause i dont want to be without it for two weeks...
  4. other thread starter macrumors 6502

    Aug 18, 2005
    Both fans are running at the same speed, so they should sound the same, I would think.

    That's correct.
  5. dooker777 macrumors member

    Sep 23, 2007
    I just had a broken fan fixed. It started getting louder while at idle. It was a clicking or buzzing sound. Then I decided to do a little Handbrake session. The fan(s) started screeching. So I shut it down and send it off to get fixed. Don't fry your MoBo.

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