Thunderbolt Display faint rattling noise

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by AppleFanBoy888, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. AppleFanBoy888 macrumors member

    Apr 17, 2010
    Hello all!

    I have a Thunderbolt Display connected to a 2011 i7 MBA for a few weeks now and I noticed a faint persistent rattling noise coming from the display in a quiet room. It sounds like it's coming from the display's fan but I'm not sure. Is that normal?

    Thanks :)
  2. Lennyvalentin macrumors 65816


    Apr 25, 2011
    No, I wouldn't say it's normal; the display is supposed to be completely silent. Probably a bad bearing in the fan, or foreign debris stuck in it causing the rattling sound.

    Contact your place of purchase to get this remedied. :)

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