Ps4 makes an unusual noise

My dad cleaned out my ps4 with I think a too powerful high pressure machine(compressor) and now it makes a weird noise, which goes quieter when my ps4 gets heat up but does anyone have tips or such for this problem?

  1. Disassembly the PS4 completely (aside from disc drive).
  2. Clean everything.
  3. Clean old paste from heat sink and APU.
  4. Spin the fan with your hand before reinstalling. It should spin freely with no vibration, clicking, skipping, ticking etc. If it does, get replacement.
  5. Apply thermal paste to APU (Do not use that arctic silver garbage). You need decent stuff, MX-4 is awesome.
  6. Rebuild system and ensure you put the APU clamp the proper way and tightened. Do not over-tighten, the clip should be securely flush with the metal below it.

Problem solved.


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