Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    Member Since
    Feb 27, 2010
    iMac 27" clicking
    In the last week my 27" iMac, bought maybe 15 months ago, has started making a clicking noise.

    I found a You Tube video which illustrates the exact same noise, but the person who posted it doesn't tell what the answer turned out to be.

    Anyone heard this before? - Clicking imac - YouTube
    Many thanks

  2. #2

    Raz0rEdge's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 17, 2009
    27" i7 iMac, 15" Macbook Pro TB, 13" Macbook Air, iPhone 6S, iPod Nano 7th Gen
    That's the hard drive should be hearing a little bit of it during normal operation, but if it starts to follow a pattern like in the video there, you might be nearing HDD failure..

    You should make sure you have a good backup of all of your documents..

    Start up Disk Utility and check the S.M.A.R.T status of your HDD to see what it says..

    Be sure to read the Community Guidelines | The more information you provide, the better answers you get, remember GIGO.

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Feb 27, 2010
    thank you! ... as well I bought the three year warranty

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 10
    Last Post: 04-21-2011, 09:39 PM
  2. My iMac 2.66ghz 20" 2009's CPU fan clicking?
    By Stuerror in forum Apple Desktops
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-16-2011, 04:35 PM
  3. Macbook pro "Clicking"
    By cam00007678 in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-17-2010, 11:15 AM
  4. G5 iMac "clicking" Harddrive failure...
    By DavidButler4 in forum Apple Desktops
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-07-2009, 01:36 AM
  5. "Menu" tab while right clicking not working on my lovely machine
    By newrosschap in forum macOS - Apps and Games
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-26-2009, 04:04 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts