The variations of the computer's internal temperature are not perceived until problems occur in its operation. High temperatures cause overheating, which leads to malfunction of the system or, in more extreme situations, even the damage of hardware.
iMac overheating issue description
Should this occur to your iMac, you will notice the following indications:
- Your iMac gets hot.
- The cooling system works at maximum.
- The fan has stopped working.
- Arbitrary reboots.
- iMac shut downs when burdened by demanding applications.
iMac overheating issue causes.
The overheating problem can sometimes be caused by failure of the cooling system. These cases are rarer because they require damage of the cooling system or to its connection to the motherboard, which are unlikely to happen.
The most common cause of the iMac overheating issue is a blockage of the cooling system's airways. The clogging can happen due to the accumulation of dust and various materials inside the iMac. The mass does not allow for adequate air circulation inside the iMac and causes overheating.
iMac overheating issue repair
The repair of the damage is performed with the intervention of our experts inside the iMac. We open the iMac and identify the cause of the issue. If there is dust accumulated inside causing obstruction we react with specialized tools to removing all debris.
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After cleaning your iMac, we will test the efficiency of the cooling system and see if it is adequate for your system's needs. If you wish, we can upgrade your cooling system to get the best available protection of your hardware.
A regular cleaning of the iMac has to be performed at least once a year. This process protects the iMac from any hardware damage due to overheating.