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You can't just reboot the system and hope for the best. Cheerio, Dante Rob November 19, 2009 | I have a t41p. I was able to see that the fan was in very good condition - it was just what must be from some battlefield that was preventing it from spinning correctly. And, BTW, i use the vacuum cleaner on the fan also when the fan is out of the laptop (taken apart). weblink

Did you touch or remove the memory module by any chance? I think if you use a short heat sink instead of a long heat sink (which covers the video chip too), you might overheat and damage the video chip. Thank you so very much! Regards,Jin LiMay this year, be the year of 'DO'!I am a volunteer, and not a paid staff of Lenovo or Microsoft 0 Kudos Reply Jamesroad471 Punch Card Posts: 18 Registered: ‎07-06-2013

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Sign in 258 21 Don't like this video? My system is comprised of the components listed below. Thanks. 12-31-2008, 06:20 PM #9 letnoy Registered Member Join Date: Dec 2008 Posts: 1 OS: winxp hi, i found the same problem. Thanks alot!

It seems like it would interfere with heat transfer to the fan/heat sink. no services . I installed a new fan, thinking the fan was the problem but still the same issue (fan is quieter, but still the pulsing). Lenovo T61 Fan Error Bypass I blew in fan and it works again.

and there is no fan error when i restarted it. Lenovo Laptop Fan Error On Startup I used a small vacume to clean up the debris and eventually I cut far enouph into it that it released and I was able to remove the fan unit. Although it took much longer (around 1 minute, as opposed to 10 seconds), eventually the fan did start speeding up and right when it kicked into top speed, the laptop shutdown.

IML Tech January 5, 2010 | Leo, I replaced the fan in my T42, and it seems to be working (the fan), but now the computer shuts off after 10 seconds

It's possible that one of the slots is failing and because of that the laptop is failing. Lenovo T61 Fan Price Kamesh February 16, 2009 | I have a IBM Thinkpad T41 for 3 and a half years, and it started to overheat and shut down unexpectedly and quite frequently as in Thanks August 22 by Christine Loafman Worked for me too blow very hard until you here the fan spin. I learned a few things from this experience, and so far, things are working well.

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Odd that such a physical hardware switch that seemingly seems entirely non electronic held the answer. have a peek at these guys Backstory: I had this error come up right after I finished upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 10. Avoid pushing the cotton swab completely through the vents. Different laptop types with different screen sizes use different fans, so you have to find the correct one witch fits your model. Lenovo T60 Fan Replacement

WiFi Data Sharing Oops! Bookmark the permalink. I have a couple of laptops I cannot fix, maybe it will work. check over here If the CPU really is getting to 95C, then it is being triggered only when powered by AC and only when the resources of the CPU are being pushed up to

September 25 by Eric Wahome Show 20 more comments Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Ibm Thinkpad Fan Error has anybody an idea what has happened? You'll have to replace the motherboard.

Couple of restarts, and we're back in business.

If you replaced the old fan with a know good new one but still get the same error message, apparently there is a problem with the motherboard. This is connected to the mother board by some type of hardened glue or solder. I wouldn't think it possible for a big jump in temp to happen so suddenly. Tpfancontrol I'm thinking I might need to replace the whole heat sink and fan.

I've read a few others advising tweaking the thermal management settings in BIOS, but the t41p doesn't have that option. Here's another way. Fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. http://jvmwriter.org/fan-error/lenovo-thinkpad-fan-error.html Fan spins (at low speeds) fine.

Still most companies use HP, Dell or Lenovo for their employees, and I hate laptops made by HP or Dell. Any thoughts? July 31 by Ivan Polakovic ran dust removal and blew into it while that was running- helped get the temps down momentarily but did not cause fan to run on it's none of the two LEDs are blinking - it s kind of dead.

You will notice a series of small vents. Please let me know - thanks Monika March 6, 2009 | oh, and I have a T-40. When I removed the fan assembly I saw that it was full of gunk. Prior to yesterday, my laptop would randomly shut off after extensive use - leading me to believe that the fan had overheated.

Help someone before I empty my pockets unnecessarily kwaksinator March 20, 2010 | thanks for IML Tech, i was able to start my IBM T42 as you prescribed. But check out their site, i think they have own shop selling replacement parts like fans =o I got one from a computer shop for 40euros. (50-55$) For those who are Was this answer helpful? Any advice from a friend.

I followed your directions to get to the fan (short fan in this case) and it was a bit dirty but spun ok when I physically moved it. Bob August 18, 2010 | My wife's T41 got the dreaded "Fan Error" message the other day…I wasn't there but she said it started to make a buzzing sound so she The picture below shows the heatsink after cleaning. The photos and explanation were great, except I had a major problem getting my fan assembly out and could not figure it out until i searched several other forums.

Go to this site http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/homeLenovo.do and type the machine type number in the search box (for example 2378-FVU and click go). I'm considering shelving the T42 till I can get another notebook but I dont want to coz I really love the notebook i was using. Caroline January 22, 2009 | My IBM T40 is getting Fan error, Where I can buy a new fan in Australia? Loading...

Loading... Regards, Jessy 04-24-2007, 12:24 PM #5 TheMatt TSF Enthusiast Join Date: May 2006 Location: Boston Posts: 13,828 OS: Win 3.1, 98, NT 4.0, XP Debian 4.0, Kubuntu what i did was i just blowed some air through both the vents for fan ( literally i could see the dust coming out ).