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laptop fan problem

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#1 readingsteiner


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Posted 25 February 2015 - 02:44 AM

One day, my laptop did produce a rattling sound that is coming from the fan, like the blades are hitting something. so i have decided to open and look at it. i found out that one of the blades of the fan was broken and i think that this is the one causing the sound. then i reassembled the laptop, but now the fan is vibrating abnormally and differently than the way it used to work before. should i buy a new fan? thank you.

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#2 john8008


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Posted 25 February 2015 - 02:59 AM

I had similar problem and ended up getting new one , imo its better to replace it if its broken before it causes more damage .

#3 Condobloke


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Posted 25 February 2015 - 03:37 AM

Yes....definitely replace it.


Its ability to cool will be much reduced and the vibration will possibly damage other components.

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#4 YeahBleeping


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Posted 25 February 2015 - 05:08 PM

Yes you would want to change out this fan as soon as possible.  I would worry that the vibrating fan would cause it to completely fail and as stated above render your laptop inoperative.

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