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A31 no fan

When I power up I get the IBM screen then I get the no fan and it goes off
is it the fan or the motherboard ?

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  • joesympatico May 20, 2008

    I took the keyboard off and it is pluged is properly.The connection looks good. Replace the fan?

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Yes it is the fan on the motherboard. you can try to open the bottom or take the keyboard of. under the keyboard the fan should be seen.
check if the powercable for the fan is insert properly.

I don't have a manuel on how to do it.

CS.

Posted on May 20, 2008

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