Fan error problem on Thinpad

Lenovo thinkpad 42w3846
August 10, 2011 at 02:43:20
Specs: Windows 7
Fan error problem on Thinkpad
Have a Thinkpad Type 9818-DFG Model 42W3846 s/n L3-D8823 08/01
Started to get Fan Error because the Fan stopped turning in may 2010
Ordered a new Fan from IBM US and installed that the Thinkpad up and running again.
Almost 12 month later February 2011 the Thinkpad fan failed again with Fan Error this time it was no error with Fan itself, after cleanining taking away the dust and reseting the PC was off-line for a week the it works again.
No it has start to get Fan Error again no problem with the Fan itself have checked that and it works fine.
Have no clue what problem and do not get any help on line from IBM or Lenovo.
Need some hints for help thanks in advance

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August 10, 2011 at 04:50:00
if the fan is working fine, you can switch off the fan monitor, or reset the fan speeds error messages in the bios, just del during boot process.

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