1. iMore Question's Avatar
    Hello everyone.
    I've just purchased brand new macbook air and I've immediately noticed fan is really load.
    Now when I turn on macbook fan noise is like really loud without any program opened.

    Is this a common thing for a macbook and any idea how to fix it?
    07-31-2016 04:42 PM
  2. Sherry_B's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore!

    Our Macbook fan is noticeable, but I wouldn't say it's "loud".

    I do not recommend opening the Macbook on your own. Since it's new you will break the warranty if you do. If you feel that something is wrong, don't hesitate to make an appointment with the Genius Bar at your local Apple store. They'll take a look at it and if necessary they'll either replace it or repair it for free.
    Just_Me_D likes this.
    07-31-2016 05:53 PM
  3. TurboTiger's Avatar
    As JMD suggested, I'd make an appointment.
    When I have a lot running on my MacBook Air Mid 2012, the fan noise is noticeable. Annoying to me but not real loud.
    Good Luck
    07-31-2016 07:55 PM
  4. SaltCityBoy's Avatar
    This a sound example I recorder on my phone.

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3...DRjc0FIRk9wRlU

    Like 30cm distance from laptop. It's definitely louder then my other laptops for idle state with no programs opened.
    I have to go to another town since there is no official app store, so I just want to double check that this isn't a normal thing for macbook?
    08-01-2016 03:44 AM

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