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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Dell Inspiron 8200 fans is making a noise

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  • Raju Kurunkad
    ... Thanks for the advice. The fan noise stopped after I cleaned it using a can of compressed air(available at office depot). Raju
    Message 1 of 5 , Aug 3, 2004
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      > > My Inspiron 8200 fans are making some odd noise. I press
      > > "Fn-Z" to reread the temperature and it stops for some
      > > time.
      > >
      > > $ cat /proc/i8k
      > > 1.0 A10 BXXXXXX 2 2 1980 8940 -1 0
      > >
      > > Looks like one fan is way slower than the other. Does it
      > > mean that the fans are dying? If so, where can I get a
      > > replacement and how do I replace them? My warranty has
      > > expired.
      > >
      > > I would appreciate any other suggestions regarding this
      > > issue.
      >
      > * Try removing the dust from the fans using a spray duster
      > * Check if some screws on the bottom of your chassis are not
      > correct mounted
      >
      > Nothing special, but both I tried successfully as my fans got
      > noisy.

      Thanks for the advice. The fan noise stopped after I cleaned it using a can of
      compressed air(available at office depot).

      Raju
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