Problem with Laptop Fan not working

Toshiba Satellite c655-s5082 laptop
January 9, 2011 at 12:19:52
Specs: Windows XP
When I switch my laptop on the fan doesn't work and after about 20 miniutes it gets very hot and switches itself off. If I then switch it back on the fan works and all works fine until the next time I switch it on. Anybody any ideas please?


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January 9, 2011 at 12:23:12
Take the fan out. Clean & Lubricate it. In most fans there is a small adhesive label over the bearing and you can carefully lift that to place a small drop of light machine oil. Or replace the fan

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January 11, 2011 at 06:43:04
Thank you Richard. I'll give it a try.


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