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Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎11-17-2008
Location: WI
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T60 emitting loud noise from fan



I've been searching around for a possible solution to this problem, but didn't find anything major dusts trapped within the fan housing.  The noise is especially pronounced when I plug in the AC, not so much when I'm using the battery.  I downloaded fanspeed to monitor my pc's temperature, and found it to exceed 180 degrees F when running memory intensive programs, sometimes staying at around 200 degree F, in short I can feel alot of heat being emittied through the keypad. The noise is annoying and I believe the fan to be the main culprit, however I read somewhere that an AC malfunction is a possibility.  The laptop is at factory settings, although I did uninstall lenovo power management to fix an exisiting problem before.  Does anyone have inputs?

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Re: T60 emitting loud noise from fan

Hello and welcome here.


Please try a vacuum cleaner or a can of compressed air and clean your vents.


Here you´ll find some very usefull videos for opening your system.


You´won´t void your warranty, if your only open the CRU`S.

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Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎04-25-2011
Location: Texas
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Re: T60 emitting loud noise from fan

Go to Support/Downloads and download the updated power manager and power mangement driver.  Install both, this should correct the problem.


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Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎04-25-2011
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Re: T60 emitting loud noise from fan

SOLUTION:  Go to support/downloads and download and install the May 2011 Bios Update Utility 2.27 and the Power Manager 1.99g.  Lenovo has finally fixed the temperature fan control bug.

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