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Noisy long high pitch whining fan

Noisy whine or high pitched fan that is very irritating. I went back to Stapels and the machine on the floor did not do it, but they acknowledged that several other customers have had the same problem. In my small office the sound is so loud as to the point of returning the unit. It is still under warranty. Any help before return appreciated' Thjanks Rick

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Re: Noisy long high pitch whining fan

You will have to remove the cover over the fan with the machine unplugged. Clean the fine and remove the label from the center of the fan, then the rubber center cap, and drop some really highly refined oil into the bearing.
Those bearings get dry and noisy.
Then reseal the bearing area. That will make it pretty quiet.

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Re: Noisy long high pitch whining fan

Try changing the toner cartridge. I have seen this problem before.

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