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Blue Screen Again
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Registered: ‎06-07-2010
Location: Zimbabwe
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Lenovo Z 61m 9450 HAG heat issues



My laptop gets extremely hot when running after an hour or so.

Once in a blue moon when booting up it says Fan Error.

How much does a new heatsink cost? Or do i just need to replace the fan ?

I'm in South Africa.





Bit Torrent
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Location: Perth, Australia
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Re: Lenovo Z 61m 9450 HAG heat issues

Hello mate,


if your system says fan error, I'd rather to change the fan. Costs arond 80 USD for a new one.


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Re: Lenovo Z 61m 9450 HAG heat issues

Fan error can be either caused by a broken fan or a bad motherboard.

Changing the fan is the easiest fix for this problem.

Jin Li

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Re: Lenovo Z 61m 9450 HAG heat issues

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Would be much cheaper if you buy from eBay, Marketplace of ThinkPad Forum is another alternative. According to HMMthe part # for the fan (for your particular model) is 41W6569.


You can also try blowing some dust out of the fan.


Hope this helps.


Maliha (I don't work for lenovo)
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