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I have a E machine when I turn it on the fans start up but all I get is a beep,beep beep ect. can any body help?

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If it has 3 beeps it has something to do with the Ram so check that and check everything to see if plugged in

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Sorry I haven't gotton back to you sooner. Its summmer here & I ride cross country.
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