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PowerBook fan failure

by wtut1 / July 5, 2010 12:59 AM PDT

Both fans appear to have stopped operating despite high temps (130

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by Jimmy Greystone / July 5, 2010 10:23 AM PDT
In reply to: PowerBook fan failure

No, but generally a reset of the PMU will deal with fan issues short of them failing in some way physically.

Also, laptops in general are full of custom hardware, so don't expect that the fans you may take from another laptop model to work in your ailing one.

But ultimately, 130F really isn't that hot for a CPU. It's well within normal ranges. It must be 130F, because if it were 130C, something probably would have caught on fire or melted. The unit of measure is rather important.

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by wtut1 / July 5, 2010 10:04 PM PDT
In reply to: No

Thanks, that worked.

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