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T40p fan replacement

You mentioned to another user you'd send a link to your site for T40 fan replacement. Can you forward that link to me, too @ rjcatalano@comcast.net?

Thanks!
- Rick

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Dear rickcat,
i was able to get you screen shot assuming you already want to replace a new fan please take note that these screen shots guideline you but not exact model.

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I have 2 ibm thinkpads t40, on one of the systems the lcd inverter and screen get no power but when i take the lcd and connect it to the 2nd ibm tkpad it works fine, What would be wrong with the one lap...


On the second Thinkpad laptop, that doesn't show a display with an LCD screen.
Plug a VGA monitor into the VGA port on the back of the laptop.
Hold the Fn key down, tap once on the F7 key (Toggle your display over to an external monitor)

Give the VGA monitor a few seconds to come on. (It's a VGA monitor)

Do you have a display on the external monitor? No? You May have a bad GPU then. (Graphics Processing Unit,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GPU )

Fix? Change out the motherboard. Possibly Ebay has one, dunno.

VGA monitor has a display? Then you may have a bad Inverter. The Inverter provides power for the LCD screen. Inverters go bad.

Are both Inverters the same? (Laptop to laptop)
BE SURE. The Inverter MUST match the LCD screen!
Check the numbers on both Inverters. If they are the same, switch the good one over to the 2nd laptop. See if you have display now.
No?
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Service Manual for IBM Thinkpad T40,

http://tim.id.au/laptops/thinkpad/T40-T40p-T41-T41p-T42-T42p.pdf

Copy and paste the above link into your Address bar. Press the Enter key. (I don't post direct links that you just click on. I want the asker to be able to see where the link takes them, by looking at the link. I feel it helps make the asker more comfortable with my solution, knowing I have their best interest in mind.
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(If this link doesn't work for you, come back, and let me know)

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Thinkpad T40 2373 fan replacement: long or short?



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the site is ebay. the walk through is contact me when you have the new fan i'll walk you with yahoo messenger have a t40 at home that i can pull up and showv you how ok bakerandre2000@yahoo.com

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