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I turned on my iMac computer and was surprised by a roaring sound. The fan is running and won't shut off. The comp still worked, but when I tried to play music the external speaker connection s

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I'd bring the iMac to the nearest Apple Genius - make an appointment first.

Posted on Dec 07, 2013

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Get yourself a great little gadget called iMic. It's a usb connector that adapts to let you used your headset mic and the mac system os will recognize it very well. Works good .
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I have one doing exactly this at the moment. It had gone to sleep and the fans were going like crazy. I think it is a Motherboard failure (it happened with many G5 iMacs), this one has been replaced once already, and I can't actually get it to install anything. I'm taking it apart tomorrow to see what I can find inside. If I fond anything I'll let you know.

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Go to the apple web site there are many write ups for screen and motherboard resets of the PMU. If not you mave have to send it in for service or find a local apple store to see if they can help.

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This forum may be able to help you https://discussions.apple.com/thread/1912291?start=0&tstart=0 to zap the pram see http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1379

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Thank for contacting Fixya, I will be glad to assist you.

In such extreme situations like this, the very fact that you have taken your iMac in four times to either an Apple retail store or an Apple Authorized service provider and having those repairs/replacements performed still with no resolution, is a sign your iMac may actually need to be replaced.

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This is a genuine hardware issue for sure so this is the course I recommend you take. One additional point I also need to add however. I noticed you never mentioned that the Apple retail store or the Apple Authorized service provider checked, repaired or replaced the fan which stops running and causes your iMac to overheat.

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