Problems with SMC after cleaning my iMac
Ok, so, I decided to clean my older iMac from dust and change some thermal paste, which I’ve done before with my MacBooks. All went smoothly, took it apart, blew with air, changed thermal compound and then did put it together and to my surprise it was dead, no sign of life, except single green LED light on main board.
Tried everything for 2 days, nothing, so I decided to bring computer to one local service where I had great experience before. These guys somehow realised that all is OK (with PSU), except there is problem with SMC chip, SO they tried to solder a new one to see if there will be an improvement, so they did and it came to life, except, it was slow and fan was blowing on full speed.
They tried some stuff for a day till they gave up, said nothing could be done etc, so they took their SMC off and re-soldered my old one which, to my surprise, now was working the same way as theirs.
SO, I have a question, what can be done? Ive downloaded Mac Fan Control which helps with fan management, tried to delete .plist file (so at leat I have somewhat usable computer), but couldn’t find it.
I know that is not permanent fix, but Im somehow looking into new Logic Board already, but, before I order it, I thought maybe there is something else I could try and do?
Would appreciate your help!
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