It is recommended to use these if your system has the ATI Radeon 7500 32MB video chip.The Long also cools the Video chip. the fan stopped. Anyways, thanks again. No error, no over heating, just shuts off.
My local PC repair shop couldn't fix it, but I was able to do it myself with everyone's help. Thanks Edit: Oh I didn't see your above reply until after I made this post. From one side of the fan it is possible to see the PCB card with some electrical components on it. Keep in mind, that in the fan assembly picture, the top fan displayed is the one that I ordered.
Whatever applications he had running continued to run and when I found it the next day it gave me the Fan Error upon start up. Regards,Jin LiMay this year, be the year of 'DO'!I am a volunteer, and not a paid staff of Lenovo or Microsoft This helped me too 1 Kudo Reply Kicker774 Token Ring I didn't even need to replace the fan! I faced the same Fan Error in my think pad..
So I put back my old fan without thermal grease and it works. Thank you. Thanks Edit2: Unfortunately the screws are still physically too tight for me to handle, but if I can get the exact fan model so I don't order something wrong I can Fan Error Lenovo X220 My T43p with new fan will power on but after 15 seconds it shuts off without warning.
I have that same problem Mona December 11, 2008 | I have a thinkpad R51 and it kept giving me the fan error message. See if the fan is bad or just so full of dust it can not move. 04-23-2007, 02:12 PM #3 TheMatt TSF Enthusiast Join Date: May 2006 I also blew some air in a few other places and blew with my mouth to clear out some dust. anchor THANKS!
Anybody have any idea what I could have done to cause this?? Fan Error Lenovo T440 That takes care of the problem 99% of the times. You will notice a series of small vents. It might be normal that the smaller fan doesn't spin on startup.
I'd been expecting something like this to happen because my computer had started to sometimes click and also get very hot. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/t420s-Won-t-boot-Displays-quot-Fan-Error-quot-with-two-beeps/td-p/702299 or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Fan Error Lenovo Thinkpad Replace the fan in the heatsink, recovering your cuts with the aluminum tape. Lenovo Fan Error On Boot Thus I was able to not spill any lubricating oil onto the PCB card.
Tips: When buying a used ThinkPad, remember to check that the BIOS is not locked with a supervisor's password. Preview my answer Post my answer View Statistics: Past 24 Hours: 252 Past 7 Days: 1,439 Past 30 Days: 6,271 All Time: 73,361 22,236 Free Manuals 87,132 Solutions 6,508 Devices iFixit I can kind of use the computer for a while, but it's obviously not a great solution. Recently, its given me the ‘fan error message at the top left corner of my screen. Fan Error Lenovo T430
Remove four screws marked with yellow circles. thinkpad x40 April 11, 2009 | Hi guys, I opened up my t41 due to the fan error. Weird but worked. As soon as I switched it back to LOCKED, it booted up fine.
My problem is they I can't find receipt for my Lenovo T420s, so can I contact with support without this ? Fan Error Lenovo T420 Danny September 26, 2009 | I opened up my laptop, but the three screws securing the fan are extremely stubborn and would not come off, even after wearing some of the You can't just reboot the system and hope for the best.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/2520/how-did-i-get-infected/Forum Rules, The BC Welcome Guide 167 @ June 2015 Back to top #5 andrewset andrewset Topic Starter Members 146 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:49 PM Posted 03 July 2012 - fix November 2, 2009 | same problem with fan I would WD 40 work too Kristen November 16, 2009 | Same error with my T42. When I turn it on there is a green bar along the right side of the screen and vertical lines behind the windows logo and any words. Fan Error Lenovo T61 I searched for simply "T40 fan" on ebay--terms which may be too general--and found this which is very inexpensive and right by where I live: http://www.ebay.com/itm/1x-IBM-Thinkpad-T40-T41-42-Short-CPU-Fan-HeatSink-/300421411431?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item45f282f267 (My reluctance to look at
Can this be problem with Fan Assembly? It also does the same thing if I try to boot up on AC power. I tried blowing air into the holes. bad laptop i hate you lenovo losing my times my money .
But I'm not running it this way for daily use as I don't want it to overheat. I just got it and set it up and all, but for some reason it keeps saying "FAN ERROR" when I turn it on. The fan, the heatsink, and the thermal paste? LongShiKong August 29, 2010 | Instead of purchasing from IBM Canada at $60 CDN, I bought one on eBay from babypi521 at half the price $32 USD and free shipping and
Maybe the fan doesn't work and the laptop shuts down because of overheating? After i reached my office and press the power button, i was astonished to look at it that whats gona wrong with it as it was giving "FAN error" and then If your post does not appear in the new queue, it's because of the stupid spam filter. Therefore, my graphics cards in now exposed.
I learned a few things from this experience, and so far, things are working well. Posts: 2 Registered: 03-20-2012 Location: Canada Message 4 of 9 (42,661 Views) Re: t420s Won't boot. Can you see the cooling fan spinning at all? However even after replacing the Fan I get the same Fan Error and still wont boot… Anybody else ever see this ?
In cleaning the laptop I had taken off the battery. What should I do? Then I could be wrong so I need advice, please. View the answer I have this problem too Subscribed to new answers Is this a good question?
I opened it up and blew air in the fan to clean it (man was it dusty!). According to the IBM hardware maintenance guide (HMM) for ThinkPad T40, T40p, T41, T41p, T42, T42p this error message indicates a problem with the fan, you can find symptom-to-FRU index on Maybe you just have to wait for a while. But then the cooling fan noise irritated me also I have found out that if the fan completely stops working it would have to order new one and replace it.
That is the best way to get back your system in to normal settings1.8k Views · Answer requested by Ray Dobe Ralf QuintWritten 118w agoRather than any of the previously posted I will post again if this doesn't last. [Also, SpeedFan says it can control fan speed depending on hardware capabilites, but I don't believe my T41p is allowing that.