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Fan is Louder than usual

My TV's fan sounds like it is working in overdrive. It is very loud and constant. This TV has never been worked on by myself or any tech so I am certain that this was not done through poor repair or self repair.

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  • jorgewally_ Dec 06, 2008

    my tv works fine for like 20 min or some times not even that bero it starts to make a really loud noice it sounds like the fan started to run harder or if there was something stock in there.

    what can i do to fix it?


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Your best bet is to unplug the tv give ten mins to allow the capacitors to discharge get a flat table with a sheet on it lay the tv face down remove the screws which hold the back cover on locate the fan look at it carfully to see first of all it is seated in its housing or the fans housing is screwed or clipped in its holder properly if everthing is as it should be remove the wires off the the fans connector remove the fan revolve the fan see if it makes any noise at all then see if there is any play in the fans bearing buy rocking the fan back and forth see if there is any signs of where the fan is catching the side of the fans housing if your not sure leave the fan out place the back of your tv back with a few screws plug it back in turn your tv back on see if the noise goes if not its not your fan the fan is acooling device so don,t leave it out any lenth of time otherwise the tv,s ciciuts will overheat yates210456

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