Having problems with your Acer TravelMate 8204WLMi Notebook ?

Extremely loud fan

\015 I suspect that my cooling fan has failed. When I use the graphics card, or CPU intensively, i.e. gaming, video editing, 3d modeling and rendering, the area where the cooling fan and exhaust vent are located becomes extremely hot, and as the fan speed climbs in an attempt to compensate, it makes an increasingly loud and obnoxious buzzing. Airflow through the exhaust port is also greatly diminished compared to before this problem began. I understand that the likely solution is replacing the fan, but I cannot seem to locate any information about the part, relevant part numbers, or exploded view diagrams. I was wondering if you could either refer me to an Acer parts dealer, tell me where I could find an exploded view, or possibly how I could fix the fan. The laptop is out of warranty, and I am entirely unwilling to pay $225+shipping to have someone else replace a part that should cost practically nothing.\015

Answers :

Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Acer TravelMate 8204WLMi Notebook

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Extremely loud fan at high fan speeds

Dont know if this is still a problm but just fixed mine. There is a gap between the fan housing and the heatsink, that has tape wrapped around it. When I removed the whole fan and heatsink assembly, unwrapped the tape, there was a plug of dust in thi ... Acer TravelMate 8204WLMi Notebook

My fan runs extremely loud on and off

Hi,It sounds to me like the CPU fan and the air vents need a good cleaning.Noisy fans and them running for a length of time means that its having to be on more to keep the processor cool.Other causes of the fan being loa ... HP Pavilion dv2915nr Notebook

Extremely loud fan

... Acer TravelMate 8204WLMi Notebook

Primary fan sounds extremely loud with 2 ea 2.8

In bios setup you can change fan to quiet mode ... Dell Precision Workstation 670 PC Desktop

Sony Vaio fan making noise

Hi:\015\012Not sure of a user cause for the fan to run full speed, unless you are using the laptop in a high heat environment, or setting it on a bed or other area where it is not getting adequet cooling air. If it does it right away, when you ... Sony VAIO VGN-N130G/W Notebook

I have a vostro 200 slim tower that I purchased in 2007. The fan is extremely loud, especially when I am running an application such as Farmville on Facebook. It's annoying and I don't really want to replace the fan. Is there a way to slow it down? By the way, I believe it's the top fan.

The fan is loud as there might be some dust on the top fan.\015\012\015\012It might seems strange to you, but use a blower to clean the fan and see the problem vanish away. ... Dell Vostro 200 Desktop Computer

Sony Vaio with loud fan and switches off

Take it to an expert... the fan is faulty ... Sony VAIO VGN-CS160J/Q Widescreen Notebook PC

Laptop Fan Sounds real Loud.

I would either call HP or if you got th extended warranty and go back to the store and have the take care of the repairs so you don't void the warranty. You can tell them the mousepad is worn out and it won't move the mouse properly and also explain ... Compaq Presario C700T Notebook

My Laptop Fan is too loud!

Quite late but these links might be helpful http://pmitev.blogspot.com/2007/04/grt815m-cleaning-from-dust-ii.htmlhttp://pijulius.blogspot.com/2006/05/cleaning-sony-vaio-pcg-grt100-fan.html ... Sony VAIO GRT260 Notebook

Laptop Cooling Problem

Don't think you will find any documentation online to help you disassemble. Unless someone around here has some Toshiba field service manuals in pdf form.\015\012\015\012Sounds like you just need to replace the fan. They do go bad over ti ... Computer System Cooling

Static with computer speakers pentium 4 dimension 4700 series

I reversed my fan last night, and I believe it solved the static problem. Only time will tell, I suppose. When I first used the computer after flipping the fan, both fans suddenly were extremely loud and noisy and rattling. But now that I have had my ... Dell A425 Computer Speakers

It does not tuened off itself

What couldn't be wrong with it...\015\012Well, firstly, if the fan is not humming away loudly then there's an issue with either the fan driver being scewed (meaning you need to return it to the manufactuer) or not plugged in (if not on at all, ... Sony VAIO VGN-SZ330P/B Notebook

2003 vaio PCG-GRT250 (UC) fan noise

Yes the fan can be replaced separately, and should be done immediately\015\012but I would strongly suggest that you take it to a qualified technician to do the repair ... Sony VAIO VGN-FJ270/B Notebook

My computer fan is running continuously, from the time it turns on. (even before booting in to windows xp) why does my hard drive fan kicks in all the time - its loud and annoying

Hi burroughs,\015\012\015\012Unfortunately modern processors inside our computers today run extremely high temperatures do to the non-stop demand that is placed on them by games, operating systems such as windows, and kernel operations being pe ... Compaq Pesario S4120WM (DK216AR#ABA) PC Desktop

Hello.. i have notebook NEC VERSA E6200, my cooling FAN is extremely noisy,im not understand. why this computer very very hot and the fan is very terribly noisy? i can't use this computer in the library at all because it is. other brands such as toshiba n dell, hp doenst have noise at all, PLS HELP ME.. [email protected]

The noise is most likely because the fan has worn out, and would need to be replaced, also its good idea to clean out the dust while its replaced, after the job is done the computer shouldn't be as loud and it should also stay cooler. ... NEC Computer System Cooling

Loud Noise from HP Pavillion dv9500

It could be a worn speaker wire shorting out ... PC Laptops

Dell XPS 730 - Brand New - No display - Fan Loud

Check if u r able to open the optical drive if its opening then power supply is gone bad or else get mobo an power supply replace ... PC Desktops

Compaq Presario 2100

Overheated laptops turn off by themselves. It usually is because of the dirt in the fan. Try to clean it up. ... Compaq Presario 2195US Notebook

2003 vaio PCG-GRT250 (UC) fan noise

... PC Laptops

Averatec 3200 PC is too hot and noisy

The same happened to me until i changed my laptop to the fan auto learning...now everything is good. ... Averatec 3200 Notebook

Dell 3000 PC is extremely loud like a vacumn cleaner right next to your ear... and gets louder and louder throughout the day. Have ran disk clean, Registry Mechanic, and Disk Defrag. Lots of room left on HD. Also, when automatic updates start, it even gets louder. How can I correct this problem? Please ... all suggestions are welcome. Thanks

Thank You Everyone for your input!Tried all suggestions and does help for awhileBottom line ... need a better fan!Cheers! ... Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop

Fan is loud

Well if its not attached to the motherboard in any place, for example the heat sync, or the cpu, then you can remove the fan, any other place, you shouldnt replace it because the mother board sets the fan at a certain rpm, and which would sound loud ... PC Desktops

AMD Athlon 64x2 brisbane 2.9 ghz fans too loud now WHAT TO DO!!!

If you have no heating problems,and you used good cooling paste ,for resplace the CPU ,only loud problems, you can leave the original copper core cooling fan.first reset the pc, when you see the Welcome window of the motherboard (ASUS FOXCOMM, BIOSTA ... AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ 2.9 Ghz Skt Am2 2x512kb Fsb1000 Pib

Multi speed fan on Gateway too loud..

You may have more than one fan.\015\012The fan in the power supply may not be replaced, but you can replace the switch mode power supply with a newer model that has a larger fan that is very quite.\015\012The same goes for the second fan ... Gateway PC Desktops

Loud fan My emachine w3629 has a very loud fan. Is there a way to lower the noise?

Hello\015\012\015\012I have a gforce 9600gt oc addition and that fan is loud beyound your wildest expectation, but although there is lots of utillities you can install to reduce fan speed thus reducing the noise, but can cause permanent h ... Gateway PC Desktops
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.1162 seconds