Macbook's Fan Speed 000 RPM.

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Samarium, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. Samarium macrumors 6502a

    Samarium

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    #1
    Hello everybody, I've noticed that since I installed Snow Leopard my Macbook's performance has dropped significantly. In the past few days my Macbook has shut down by itself 2 times. When I turn it on again, I saw that the temperature was oscillating around 77-80 C so I assumed it has shut down by overheating. I then start thinking that how come I don't hear the fan 's whizzing so I noticed that it is not working. Have any of you guys experimented this before with Snow Leopard? Have I missed something? Is it the fan?
     
  2. iBookG4user macrumors 604

    iBookG4user

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    #2
    If you boot from your original (Leopard I assume) Mac OS X install disk, does the fan spin up? If not, it would seem that the fan on your MacBook died.
     

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