1307 Views 6 Replies Latest reply: Oct 19, 2006 8:28 PM by George M
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Need to know which model G5 iMac you have in order to provide you w/the proper troubleshooting solutions?
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=301724#301724 How to identify your iMac
In the meantime, see if the following helps: Pick the one that pertains to your model:
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=301733 (Ambient Light Sensor), iMac G5 (iSight): How to Reset the SMU
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=300341 How to reset the SMU on a Power Mac G5 (Late 2004) or Power Mac G5 (Late 2005)
"I found the following error: 2fan/5/8:harddrive"
Have you ran the "Hardware Test" CD? I am not familiar w/Panther. Therefore, unknown if that CD was included w/Panther like w/Tiger.
Check your computer's serial # to see if it qualifies for the iMac G5 Repair Extension Program for Video and Power Issues.
You could try restarting in single-user mode, holding the command and "S" keys down. When the screen comes up type "exit" (without the quotes) at the command line promp. Then press return.
This might do the trick.
G5 iMac 17" 1.8, G3 iMac 450 DV+ Sage, G3 iMac SE 700 MHz CD-RW Graphite Mac OS X (10.4.8) Bondi Blue iMac Rev. A OS 9.2.2, 256 MB RAM