Thermal paste will need to be reapplied. I have read that thermal paste has a limited life, 3 – 4 years and this laptop is almost 4 years old now. I ordered some arctic silver 5 and am waiting on it.
Looks like the people at apple had applied far too much thermal paste here.
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