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Stere0123 March 21, 2009 | i have a thinkpad r40, it started showing fan error EVERY time i started it up. Thanks. Apparently thermal grease dried out and glued the heat sink. Remove four screws marked with yellow circles. http://jvmwriter.org/fan-error/lenovo-t61-fan-error.html

You should replace the whole assembly (fan and heatsink). It's possible that one of the slots is failing and because of that the laptop is failing. After that it worked great again. Incidentally, I couldnt get the back off and ended up rescrewing those I had taken out and aborting.

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More likely, however, is that the fan is burned out and is not working any more. Then after 10 minutes (after shut) I am able to start it again. Has anyone taken apart a T42 that did NOT have the pink sheet?

Top Profile Reply with quote RealBlackStuff Post subject: Re: Still got fan error after replacing T61 CPU FanPostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:00 pm Offline RBS15000 Joined: Mon Sep My local PC repair shop couldn't fix it, but I was able to do it myself with everyone's help. Maybe that's true for your laptop? Lenovo T60 Fan Replacement 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.

Top Profile Reply with quote rsutoratosu Post subject: Re: Still got fan error after replacing T61 CPU FanPostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 10:35 am Offline Sophomore Member Joined: Fri Lenovo Laptop Fan Error On Startup Does it work at all? 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-T61-and-prior-T-series/T60-Fan-Error/td-p/1018737 After a while the screen just goes black.

It was not obvious what part was even going to come off as this section of the fan sits on top of a separate do-dad. Thinkpad T60 Fan Error IML Tech December 30, 2009 | SME, I had this problem a while back and took it to a shop where they were going to replace the FRU. I instead sprayed air through the 2 vents and in to the fan grate itself. I found and researched this forum before purchasing system components and during the assembly of my system.

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James April 15, 2009 | Hi all…burning question… What about the PINK SHEET that comes on the new assembly?? http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=99584 Enrique Trejo June 24, 2009 | Hello y'all. Thinkpad Fan Error Bypass I have an X61 that just got this problem. How To Fix A Fan Error On A Lenovo Thinkpad Did you apply thermal grease on the CPU before installing the heatsink (if the heat sink didn't have thermal grease pre-applied)?

Top Profile Reply with quote Prodeje79 Post subject: Re: Still got fan error after replacing T61 CPU FanPostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 9:22 am Offline Joined: Wed Jan 12, this content But logically, it doesn't make sense to have it on there, does it? Thank you and great directions on how to get inside a T41. All I did was take the fan/sink out. Lenovo T61 Fan Error Bypass

You will not loose any data when you replace the fan. I read your thing on this site but am VERY confused. I just completed this operation on my work T61. weblink Added: Sunday, 1 June, 2008 Hi, I face the same problem and my laptop is T60p, I trying checking all thing, but the fan also face error.

Leo January 5, 2010 | I replaced the fan in my T42, and it seems to be working (the fan), but now the computer shuts off after 10 seconds when I Lenovo T61 Fan Price Alternatively, you can hold ESC and go Lenovo rescue and recovery, and then select “boot from another device” You were able to bypass the PROBLEM or the ERROR MESSAGE? Replaced both the fan AND the motherboard, and I'm STILL GETTING THE ERROR!!!!!!

These screws securing the palm rest. 4.

I finally found where some people had to use a hairdryer to heat up lower right corner of fan (square area) that seemed to be glued on (apparently this is Thermal After a while the screen just goes black. Like in my case. Lenovo T61 Fan Error Fix IML Tech January 3, 2010 | delton, I was able to bypass this problem using a combination of F1 and ESC to load the boot menu.

Odd that such a physical hardware switch that seemingly seems entirely non electronic held the answer. IML Tech March 7, 2009 | Monika, Greetings - took apart my laptop according to the above instructions - which are AWESOME = my fru # is 91P8393. BSOD with error code critical... http://jvmwriter.org/fan-error/lenovo-r61-fan-error.html Find the faulty module.

If you have not blown all the debris blocking the cooling fins, do that. Any suggestions for bios changes? Cobb, PA USA You can just piggyback solder a new fuse on top of the old one. _________________Lovely day for a Guinness! (The Real Black Stuff)Check out The Boardroom for Motherboards, Perhaps many T42's were assembled incorrectly, and they didn't peel off the pink sheet when they were supposed to?

i heard there where 2 temp. I don't know which, if either, of these things made a difference, but so far I have been running on AC power (through the powerstrip and the docking station) for about IML Tech April 4, 2009 | Vineet, I have to manually shut it off and when try to restart sometimes it does but sometimes it does not. When I turned power on, there was a message showed "Fan error".

Odd that such a physical hardware switch that seemingly seems entirely non electronic held the answer. I'm not sure what you are asking about. In an effort to find all the required manuals, I have run into a really silly question. Is this normal for a dead fan (the bootup sequence stopping in mid stream)??

TKS for the post!! Here's a list of manuals for IBM/Lenovo laptops: http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-39298.html. Apparently, there is a problem with the fan and you'll have to replace it.