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Cooling fan makes loud noise upon starting machine, its not even a year old

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Open the side panel of the computer. The inside of your eMachine must be like this:
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The only fans in the case are the one inside the power supply and the one over the cpu heatsink. Take a look for something like cable or tire-up to come too close at the cpu fan. In this case take away this cable or tire-up and keep it in a safe distance. Try the results. If the problem is still active try this tip very carefully. Use a drinking straw as brake for the cpu fan. Hear the difference in noise. If the noise is dissapeared your cpu blower needs replacement. KEEP IN MIND THAT YOU MUST NOT RUN THE PC WITHOUT CPU FAN FOR MORE THAN 5 SECONDS. OTHERWISE YOUR CPU WILL BURNED.

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Probably a wire rubbing against it. Open the case the move the wire or connector out of the way. You might have to use a plastic tie to keep it out of the way. If that does not work then replace the fan. They're not that expensive and easy to replace. Good luck!

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