Question about Acer Aspire 3004WLCi Notebook
Got a problem that the laptop does not power up and no LEDs light up when power connected to laptop. Stripped the thing down and it worked ok for 1 week, but now gone completely dead .. and I'm thinking that this could be a thermal problem and that either the fan is now dead or processor is overheated. I've got a question on the fan and a question on the processor :-
(1) Would a faulty fan cause the PC not to power up ? .. do the fans fail often ? ... and what are the chances of getting a replacement fan ?
(2) Would a swapout for another sempron processor help in any way ?
Many thanks for any help
The fans for most laptops are 2 stage. And again most laptops have a thermal parameter that they operate in. When processors overheat they will shut down.
If the processor is gone, or going, you should still have a light on showing the either condition of battery or elect. supplied.
I was working on a Toshiba that had "ISSUES". Thermal problem caused by fan, fan would go to high speed for 2 sec. when first turned on then stay on low. The unit would not boot, black screen etc, until I removed and reseated the processor. Then everything would be OK for a week then start all over again.
I ended up replacing the power supply brick, processor, heatsink and fan.
Posted on May 16, 2008
First of all change ac cord and batter then try with the fan
Posted on May 16, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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