How to fix Macbook random shutdown syndrome?

Macbook users are having nasty and dreaded issues with their macbook; it is shutting down randomly. Many users are seeking out for solutions. However the most likely cause of the shutdown is said to be related to heat from the CPU affecting the temperature cable and causing shutdown. During the operation the heat sinks expands and with the sensor cables and gets into contact which melts the cable‘s isolation. All this results in short circuit and therefore immediate shutdown of Macbook.

For Macbook random shutdown fix you can try out below listed steps to get rid of Macbook random shutdown syndrome:

  • If you have upgraded your RAM or hard drive then change them back to the stock components.

  • Backup your data and do new installation of Mac OS.

  • Reset Mac PMU. The PMU reset generally involves shutting down the system then removing the AC adapter cord and battery. Replace the battery then again connect power supply then restart the machine.

  • Reset the PRAM it’s a solution to many issues. Locate the "Command," "Option," "P" and "R" keys on your keyboard and you need to press the keys all at the same time.

  • Continue holding the keys until your system restarts and you hear the start up chime.

  • After all these startup a terminal window and type in the following command: yes >/dev/null. Start another terminal and type it again then wait for 15 minutes. If after doing this your Macbook does not shutdowns then your Macbook is not troubled by random shutdown syndrome.


But after all these you are still having the Macbook random shutdown syndrome problems then you can also try out a downloadable firmware update. This macbook SMC firmware update helps in improving your Macbook’s internal monitoring system and solves issue related with unexpected shutdown.

If you continue to experience this Macbook pro random shutdown problem after applying updates then the last option for you is to do formatting. Formatting Macbook pro hard drive will solve many issues related with macbook. Formatting will lead to data loss. So in order to get the loss data back you can try out macbook data recovery software program which is a third party utility. This macbook data recovery software will help you to recover all your lost macbook data.

System Requirements

Processor: Intel Power PC (G4 or later)

Operating System: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard, 10.4 Tiger, and 10.3.9 Panther

Memory: 256 MB

Hard Disk: 40Mb


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