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Toshiba satellite fan stop working

Posted on 2011-03-15
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Hi guys: My laptop fan stop working so i loose all the screws from the back but when i try to remove the keyboard thing it stuck with some kind of cables. I dont know how to remove them so that i can see the fan. I dont know whats wrong with it and why it stop working. Needs help. Enclose the pictures try to snap it as clear as i can.

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Follow the instructins clean the fan and its start working Bingo. Only problem is my pad mouse is stop working. I restart it in safe mode twice but it still dont want to work. I am using the usb mouse and its working.
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By the way once you get to the fan you can usually put 1 drop of 3n1 oil in the bearing side of the fan and it will work again.
To access the bearing just peal off the sticker or it may have a small plug .
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Ah. I already close every thing. I have to do it again. I just use little alcohol with it and clean it with que tip.
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I dont have that kind of oil. I have to check walmart.
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Can any one also please tell me how to open the laptop HP Pavelion XH555. This one also have same problem the fan is not working. Thanks.
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You may want to check the cable for the mousepad.It might not be seated properly since dissembling the laptop.
Here is a great guide for disassembly for the L355D model
http://www.irisvista.com/tech/laptops/Toshiba-Satellite-L355D/laptop-disassembly-1.htm
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