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01-13-2021

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L13 Yoga Gen 2 change harddrive and fan noise

2021-01-13, 22:49 PM

Good evening,

I purchased a Thinkpad L13 Yoga Gen 2 and I really love it.

But unfortunately there is one issue: The fan. It is almost always on. Watching a Full HD Youtube clip in Firefox can already trigger it, without any other program open. And it's not because of the processor load or temperature. The processor and graphics are working below 5%, RAM at maybe 30%, CPU temps not higher than 40°C and still the fan is on (And it's not the quietest one). Is there any idea how to fix this?

My Bios is up to date, as is my newly installed windows and all the drivers according to Lenovo Vantage. Windows battery switch (taskbar) is on 2 out of 4. BIOS/UEFI thermal management settings are set to balanced.

 

Secondly I was thinking about exchanging my M.2 SSD to a bigger one which I have lying around. It's an easy task but will this have an effect on my warranty?

 

Thank you very much, any help is appreciated!

 

EDIT: Specs are i5 11th Gen, 16GB RAM, Windows Pro

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01-08-2021

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Re:L13 Yoga Gen 2 change harddrive and fan noise

2021-01-14, 18:53 PM

Hello Ollix1, 

 


 Welcome to Lenovo Community

 


Once you turn on the laptop, the fan will start running since the processor and other components will produce heat.


The fan will spin depending on how much heat the components produce. It still operates in idle mode to keep it within the recommended temperature. 


However if the fan is too noisy or unusually loud, then there might be hardware issue with it. If that's the case then I suggest you contact the tech support for your region.

Check if you likewise have the latest BIOS from the support site

 


As for the SSD, yes you may upgrade it. In general, this should not void the warranty unless if any parts are damaged during and after the process.

This may apply different per region so calling tech support would confirm it. 


Hope this helps

 

 

Regards



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