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Which fan type - how to tell in x230 without opening

2020-05-22, 18:05 PM

Hi 
I bought a thinkpad with fan working very loudly. Covid has complicated the warranty repair procedure, so I end up having to replace the fan by myself.

I have read that there are two different types of fan - one with 3 pins and one with 4 pins, so I wonder if it is possible to tell the type of fan in my laptop by the serial number or otherwise without disassembling the device.

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Re:Which fan type - how to tell in x230 without opening

2020-05-22, 19:16 PM

hi,

 

Dont post your serial number here but if you input at the below site it should provide you with the part numbers that were shipped with your laptop when new.

 

https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-x230/2306/parts/display/compatible

 


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