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My Emachine T5212 has a loud fan constantly running

I cleaned the inside, the fans, heat sink, everything...it was running full RPM until the computer would just shut down, now it's not shutting off after I cleaned it, but still super loud. any ideas?? Thanks
also, I downloaded speedfan, but dont know how accurate it is.

RPM fan 1 = 4310
RPM fan 2 = 2897
RPM fan 3 = 0
RPM fan 4 = 0

CPU, AMBIENT, AND HD0 all read about 37 degrees C
but the REMOTE reads 79

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  • labtec48071 Mar 10, 2008

    it's the intake fan on the side of the computer....HUGE

  • Robert Carmody
    Robert Carmody Dec 03, 2008

    Basically the same problem except I haven't tried to clean anything. The problem has not gotten to the point where the computer is shutting down yet but I don't want it getting to that point.

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Sounds like a fan is going out .. with the case open can you identify which fan is making the noise?

Posted on Mar 10, 2008

  • TERRI RODDEN
    TERRI RODDEN Mar 10, 2008

    you will need to replace this fan, you can take the fan out and take to a computer part store and see what they have to replace it. I would not buy anything with less rpms. There are several of online computer part stores if you know what your looking for.

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