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My 7 year old IBM desk top(netvista) hard drive - the cooling fan doesn't start up every time. If I take the top off and spin the fan manually it then starts. Can I use WD40 or is any lube going to damage something else?


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No, you can't use any lube.
Try to use compressed air, there might be lint or hair stuck. If not, fan needs to be replaced.
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