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Mac Specs: iMAC 24" [early 2008] 3.06GHz 4GB 800 MHz DDR2 SDRAM OS X 10.8.2

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Originally Posted by bster98 View Post
The error code 4MOT referrs to your fan motor, which cools the inside of the computer. The HDD part most likely refers to your hard drive, so I'd guess that your hard drive fan has failed. If you can still run applications, download the Temperature Monitor, and look in your menu bar to see if any temperatures are outstandingly high. I would suggest going into a Mac store to ask about fan replacement.

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