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Old 11-01-2005, 10:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, I bought a Compaq laptop that is part of the r4000 series back in May and around August the cpu fan started making annoying grinding sounds. If I lightly tilt the laptop back and forth, it will stop, but soon enought the grinding sound will kick in again. I bought the laptop from Newegg and was wondering if it would be safe enough for me to fix myself. Should I buy a new heatsink fan or what? Or will Compaq fix it?

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Old 11-01-2005, 11:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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does it still have a warranty? call up newegg or compaq and get the fan replaced that fan is going.
i am not shure about doing by yourself

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Old 11-01-2005, 11:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
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you will screw your computer up man, unless you know how to work with laptops.
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Old 11-01-2005, 01:54 PM   #4 (permalink)
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you have to get the fan replaced, it's not like a cold it will not get better. If your fan slows or it stops the notebook will overheat and more then likely dammaged.
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