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fan not working (HP pavilion dv6-6047cl Entertainment PC)bought nov 2011

 hi everybody im sure we all apreciate our PC notebooks i know i do.The one problem i have is i dont trust anyone too work on my machine i payed over 1.000 dollars. I am retired now but i was a tool & die maker for over 26 yrs. i have been looking at the utubes for a while now on how to take a notebook i am wondering how much a HP replacement fan cost. i did the test dianostic for hard disk and all it says it Passed. therre are a bunch of test i only did the hard disk test should i do them all get back with me please.

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Re: fan not working (HP pavilion dv6-6047cl Entertainment PC)bought nov 2011

I paid $30,000 for my car but I trust the dealer to work on it because I know their mechanics do it every day. I could watch youtube videos and figure out how to do a tuneup but they will do it better. I will change my own air filter however since it is not too hard and will save money. Replacing a cooling fan is more like a tuneup than replacing an air filter. Still, you can do it if you follow the Manual and are careful. Here is the Manual:




This is the part number for your fan and heatsink:




$63 from HP:


$20 on eBay:


I would go ahead and run all the diagnostic tests you can access by tapping F2 and entering UEFI Diagnostics. Other than the fan what other problems are you having?


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