Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1521 Notebook ?

Horrendous noise I have a Dell Inspiron 1521 laptop. So far, I've replaced the hinges,monitor screen, power adapter twice, and have a horrendous intermittent noise which I thought was the hard drive. This is a replacement hard drive. The first died a month after the warranty ran out. I have just replaced the hard drive and am going through all the diagnostics and it's still making all the loud, lawnmower-like noises. My question is could it be the cooling fan? If so, is this something that I c


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Chances are it is the fan that is making the noise. You can determine this by stopping the fan from spinning while the laptop is working for a short period. If the noise is gone then you know it is the fan.
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\015\012Remove the fan from the heatsink and take it with you to a electronic hobby parts shop, they usually have a range of computer fans, select one that is the same size as your faulty fan.
You may need a new connector or cut the connector off the old fan and solder it onto the leads on the new fan. Make sure you insulate the soldered wires so that they don't short against each other.
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