Fixing My Filthy Overheating MacBook Pro

25 apr 2020
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Its time I addressed my MacBook which is reaching temperatures over 90 degrees!
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  • Thanks Huge Effries

    Graeme MetcalfGraeme MetcalfDag sedan
  • Awesome video Hugh! Very detailed overview. We do this on every Mac we get. It's insane how dirty Macs get. We have had some come in that look like a cat lived on the machine! Using a high powered air blower (electric not compressed air) can help if you don't want to completely take a Mac apart (though not nearly as thorough). Thermal paste definitely helps keep the Mac running optimally. Tip to any viewers: Any static can blow a component. Make sure you are using anti-static methods. It's very easy to blow a chip when touching the board! We have lost computers due to a very small static shock! Let us know if you have any questions we process 1000s of Macs a year. Peace and love Hugh love the content keep up the great work!

    TechableTechable6 dagar sedan
  • Very good film. 👍

    Music in SMusic in S6 dagar sedan
  • 90c or 90f???

    Shukri ConstatineShukri Constatine14 dagar sedan
  • The most used phrase in his whole channel is " Caked in dust"

    KilómetroKilómetro15 dagar sedan
  • rather pay someone to do it.

    Nelson MuntzNelson Muntz19 dagar sedan
  • that looks the exact same as the 2015 macbook pro, no change in design

    Ranveer MehtaRanveer Mehta20 dagar sedan
  • 2/10 No eucalyptus oil used

    JonFarahJonFarah20 dagar sedan
  • I fixed my overheating intel MacBook Pro by buying a M1 MacBook Air. Problem solved.

    El Gringo PoliticoEl Gringo Politico22 dagar sedan
  • Thermals before and after?

    ScorlzScorlz22 dagar sedan
  • You won’t damage the laptop with it running too hot. It’ll simply thermal throttle. Thereby reducing performance. Yes, clean it as it’s performance that’s left on the table and easy to solve, but don’t worry about it damaging the cpu etc as they are designed to run at 100 Celsius before throttling.

    Stephen OrrStephen Orr23 dagar sedan
  • Watching someone make clumps of dust wet instead of just dusting beforehand is disturbing. 🤢

    Filipe ÁguedaFilipe Águeda23 dagar sedan
  • Quick tip how to check the temperature in Terminal without any third party apps: sudo powermetrics -s thermal

    Where Did Frank Go?Where Did Frank Go?24 dagar sedan
  • Can this dirty macbook/fried thermal paste be the reason why my macbook pro will just revv the fan when rendering imovie then just shuts down?

    Jess CJess C26 dagar sedan
  • *MacBook Hair

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  • Me searches how to fix heating This came BUT I DONT HAVE AN MAC TFF

    Gaming RawolGaming Rawol29 dagar sedan
  • What year/ version of MacBook Pro is this?

    Sunny & MangoSunny & MangoMånad sedan
    • He said it was a 2013 i7 with 16 gb ram

      John GulloJohn Gullo9 dagar sedan
  • Thanks

    Murat MiregilMurat MiregilMånad sedan
  • Where do all of your repaired computers go. I would definitely get one if the modern laptops you have repaired. It’s great that your kinda saving the environment as well.

    Aston RoseAston RoseMånad sedan
  • My MacBook Pro 2013 model needs this!

    Mythic’sMythic’sMånad sedan
  • So satisfying

    Lola moLola moMånad sedan
  • Wait are you saying that 90 degrees isn’t normal? I get like 115 average just when it’s on. Let alone using apps and other stuff.

    IcyCremeIcyCremeMånad sedan
  • You should use software to decrease the temprature at which th fans run at. AAAAAND you got it covered :)

    FennecTECHFennecTECHMånad sedan
  • Aaaaah!! You are not suppose to have liquid coming out of your compressed air can. You were holding it wrong! Lucky you didn't destroy everything that way.

    Rick SciclunaRick SciclunaMånad sedan
  • Dustier than my air vents :D

    Tony M. PlumbingTony M. PlumbingMånad sedan
  • Followed along. The screws are too tight, and a shredded the first screw in the first fan. FFS

    Si DSi DMånad sedan
  • Put some color in the frame.

    Ankit AgrawalAnkit AgrawalMånad sedan
  • Put some color in the frame.

    Ankit AgrawalAnkit AgrawalMånad sedan
  • You failed on this one ! .. what was the temp after the fact ? And You fail again by not answering others..

    SHIVAMSHIVAMMånad sedan
  • Ariana Grande

    DatTechBoi929DatTechBoi929Månad sedan
  • Well done Hugh. The ChrisFix of laptops!

    Soran BilbasSoran BilbasMånad sedan
  • I just got a MacBook for the very first time and I am still kinda nervous to clean it out when the day comes...

    Phantom PlayerPhantom PlayerMånad sedan
  • It's so dusty, it's like digging out a fossil from the ground.

    陳鵬陳鵬Månad sedan
  • can u tell me why is ssd more advanced then the hdd

    Etnik XhemajlajEtnik XhemajlajMånad sedan
  • Keep posting interesting contents like this!

    Make Money NowMake Money NowMånad sedan
  • Use thermal paste like you please cause i don't think this guy is smarter than the people who built the computer.

    Ricky BowenRicky BowenMånad sedan
  • My laptop used to overheat so i cleaned it, never overheated again...

    Lil KrauseLil Krause2 månader sedan
  • Do you only work on mac's/apple products??

    Junior Jay BrownJunior Jay Brown2 månader sedan
  • You idiot. You're shaking the compressed air, NEVER do that. It's not supposed to squirt out liquid when you spray it. Never work on another computer again.

    The TransporterThe Transporter2 månader sedan
  • you can use sulphuric acid solution and dip all the parts in it after 10min, they will be crystal clear

    Gurnoor KalsiGurnoor Kalsi2 månader sedan
  • Actually you should have done that cleaning already when you bought it. And btw, those fan control apps are useless unless something is wrong with your machine and those apps also can cause an overheating or damaging as well if wrong adjusted.

    Michael P.Michael P.2 månader sedan
  • I don’t understand, it’s like vacuum never exist in the US...

    The Hoodie GuyThe Hoodie Guy2 månader sedan
  • I had a MacBook Pro 2018 which I got brand new and it used to overheat since the time I got it. It overheated whenever I was doing work on safari or anything online work movies and all ...

    Aiyesha WijesingheAiyesha Wijesinghe2 månader sedan
  • I got a MacBook Pro brand new and it was a 2018 one and it always overheated when I was using the internet

    Aiyesha WijesingheAiyesha Wijesinghe2 månader sedan
  • my laptop gets to 168 degrees, anything ii can do with it?

    ZuulonZuulon2 månader sedan
    • @Hugh Jeffreys like it won't shut off it will just keep going but the temp would go down after a couple mins. so is that right? thanks for replying btw.

      ZuulonZuulon2 månader sedan
    • It would shut off before it ever got to that temperature so that can't be right

      Hugh JeffreysHugh Jeffreys2 månader sedan
  • Encouraging.mac user to open up Mac and screw it

    Usham RonjanUsham Ronjan2 månader sedan
  • I love seeing things get repaired and cleaned up. Great job. Thank you. 👍🏻. P.S. The technical term for those wads of dust is “dust bunnies”.

    Beobout6Beobout62 månader sedan
  • "Fixing My Filthy Overheating MacBook Pro" video is you buying a dell XPS or something, right?

    KilbinatorKilbinator2 månader sedan
  • he understands star pattern but does not understand compressed air ... it was so cringe to watch and listen.

    Plesa AlexandruPlesa Alexandru2 månader sedan
  • this really makes me want to clean out my pc. i should probably do that soon

    Luke AyersLuke Ayers2 månader sedan
  • My mind When I see how hot the MacBook is: c o o k e g g s

    Rachel HaginsRachel Hagins2 månader sedan
  • Don't force the dirt going inside the heatsink, do it the other way around. saves you time. That was a lot of thermal paste used. A pea size is enough.

    Alfie RudaAlfie Ruda2 månader sedan
  • Yeah, I think that's the same issue I have with my 2015 MacBook pro rn. It only gets hot above the first row of the keypad. When I bought it from my sister I took it to get it dusted, and sure enough, the fans were very clogged. I knew they would be because she always used her MacBook on the bedsheets. I also need to check in with apple because my mac is from the era where there was a recall on the battery, I hope I could get a new battery done on mine since it does die pretty fast.

    Ketchup RodKetchup Rod2 månader sedan
  • I would be a little nervous for removing some of the other components beside air compression but from what you cleaned I can tell it was needed. Thank you for this video.🙏

    eliel gogetsueliel gogetsu2 månader sedan
  • 1:06 so In order to open the laptop, you need to do a blood sacrifice?

    Arsy JArsy J2 månader sedan
  • wait so when my computer is reaching temperatures of 191 Fahrenheit It's bad

    Soda StainSoda Stain2 månader sedan
  • That’s so dusty!

    bigsmoke27bigsmoke272 månader sedan
  • I have an i mac and its soo slow. I need to clean it but of course its an imac

    Clorox Bleach 911Clorox Bleach 9112 månader sedan
  • Just did this and it worked. My MacBook is about 15-20 degrees lower than the previous temperatures. Plus it doesnt feel that hot on touch, previously I couldn't even place my finger on the metal area above the keyboard. Thanks for this tutorial!

    Denver SaldanhaDenver Saldanha2 månader sedan
  • I have the same pc and yesterday I thought that I need to open it, clean it and change thermopaste. I did not searched or said anything about it. Today the first video I see appearing on my SEworld is this one. That is pretty absurd 0.o how did it happened 😱😅😅

    yazmat96yazmat962 månader sedan
  • What thermal paste do you use?

    Adrian TrueAdrian True2 månader sedan
  • It would be interesting if you also posted some details about the temps you were getting before and after the cleanup!

    Robin VadenRobin Vaden2 månader sedan
  • Should've swapped the entire logicboard assembly. Or bought a new macbook

    Ankur SagaleAnkur Sagale2 månader sedan
  • Hello Hugh, I have a MacBook Pro mid 2012, and the SD reader/writer Card is no longer working, how can I review it? Thanks

    Francisco AguilarFrancisco Aguilar2 månader sedan
  • Can you also do a video on how to make/re--purpose mac pro to a desktop. Many thanks

    Dan Anthony CruzDan Anthony Cruz2 månader sedan
  • am washing this vid on the same laptop

    carson smitcarson smit2 månader sedan
  • I would clean the inside of mine but I don't have the proper tools to take everything apart and I fear I would mess something up since I don't have much knowledge of the interior pieces and compartments. Should probably just take it to get cleaned by someone more knowledgable.

    zz2 månader sedan
  • RAM soldered onto the MB. That disgusting move sadly got copied by a lot of Notebook manufacturers.

    Siegbert schnöselSiegbert schnösel2 månader sedan
  • Thanks, is this the same Architecture with 2020 Pro 13" model ? Im planning to do the same like you

    Christ AngChrist Ang2 månader sedan
  • When my MacBook Pro is broken: Me: I watch huge Jeffries!

    Karamveer GulatiKaramveer Gulati2 månader sedan
  • Heyo mate! Not sure i can get a reply here, but I did the same to my 13" Macbook Pro 2013 by changing the thermal paste and cleaning the fans. However after I put everything back, I noticed that there are actually additional sounds coming out from the Macbook! It goes a bit like of a 'rattling' sound and I have re-opened the macbook to redo everything again but the sounds still persist. I even put in wd40 onto the fans as I thought it was the fan causing the issue, but it seems like it is not? And I am clueless to what is causing the sounds?

    duhduhduhduhduhduh2 månader sedan
  • hey dude on ebay i found a perfect deal for you for a bunch of apple macbooks 2010-2009 that are missing the bottom and one a few keys but the screens look perfect heres the link:

    My Life is PreciousMy Life is Precious2 månader sedan
  • Well yeah, that's what we expected

    juliani diasjuliani dias2 månader sedan
  • Please

    ROI LZROI LZ2 månader sedan
  • Better yet throw that carp in the garbage

    billblackhartbillblackhart2 månader sedan
  • lol so mine is also fried? I have so much disturbance with my sound! Same like in your video, now I know the problem.

    A LA L3 månader sedan
  • If you want to lower temps even more I reccomend getting Volta (lets you undervolt the cpu, disable turbo if you want and you can even lower wattage).

    Cool Pup GamingCool Pup Gaming3 månader sedan
  • Can I get a little help here? I wan't to get my Macbook checked and cleaned- in the past I've spilled water on it more than once(big or small amounts) aswell as coco puff dust. I want to check for water damage(sometimes my screen glitches and so does the battery as the battery) aswell as get a new keyboard because three of my keys are really loose, easily fall out, and some feel "sticky". When I go to get it checked, are there any specific things I should ask for? ty

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  • if u care about how "loud" fans are just wear headphones like any other sane person

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  • WTF 666k views

    djofthedoomdjofthedoom3 månader sedan
  • 666k views •__•

    monika Jainmonika Jain3 månader sedan
  • 486k subs but cant dispense compressed air

    RealDarkFilmRealDarkFilm3 månader sedan
  • Does this program run on windows?🤔

    John Gaming TVJohn Gaming TV3 månader sedan
  • 1:31 that’s a lot of dust bunnies

    Blaine HowardBlaine Howard3 månader sedan
  • then what is the process for MacBook Pro 13 inch model

    Vamshi KrishnaVamshi Krishna3 månader sedan
  • Why you didn't apply a lubricant to the fans?

    Anas ZeidatAnas Zeidat3 månader sedan
  • I have an 11 year old computer that works

    Cohen TigerCohen Tiger3 månader sedan
  • Wich pentalobe is used on bottom cover? There are 3 sizes of pentalobe.

    Rui GiorgiRui Giorgi3 månader sedan
  • That happened to my MacBook Pro to

    Dawn KlumppDawn Klumpp3 månader sedan
  • Hi Hugh. I love your name. Hugh Jeffreys. I'm going to write a song about it.

    SynthDSynthD3 månader sedan
  • this laptop is very good for work

    Suvir RainaSuvir Raina3 månader sedan
  • 5:06 dude no

    Mohamed Abdellatif MehareziMohamed Abdellatif Meharezi3 månader sedan
  • DO NOT SHAKE YOUR COMPRESSED AIR! This guy is all wrong here!

    Robert BueltemanRobert Buelteman3 månader sedan
  • @Hugh Jeffreys - This thing is full like a vacuum cleaner´s dust bag at its end of life ... even Hardware with a good cooling solution would be toasty hot.

    Killerspieler0815Killerspieler08153 månader sedan
  • ITS OVER 9000!!!!!!

    How to,sHow to,s3 månader sedan
  • 90 degrees? this is my mba 2019 normal temperature

    Thiago ViníciusThiago Vinícius3 månader sedan
  • Thanks for the run through. My fans have been coming on for doing simple tasks lately. Now it’s working like new again.

    Si HSi H3 månader sedan