My MacBook pro I got last week makes random clicking noises..

I recently got a MacBook Pro for my 18th birthday present. I turned it on and it started making random clicking noises. It doesn't do it consistently but very randomly and at weird times. Nothing in particular triggers the noise but I'm not quite sure what to do. Help?

It sounds as if your heads are bumping up against the platters. You shouldn't be hearing it and it may be an indication of drive failure. If you haven't already done so, get an external hard drive and make backups of your hard drive using Time Machine or your backup method of choice. Then take it into your local Apple Store and have them run diagnostics. Don't attempt to use Disk Utility or any other utility to repair it.
Good luck,
Clinton

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