Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Dell Inspiron 8200 fans is making a noise
- * mchristoph.eckert@... <mchristoph.eckert@...> [2004-08-02 19:18]:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----Thanks for the advice. The fan noise stopped after I cleaned it using a can of
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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
compressed air(available at office depot).