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I have HP G72-259WM laptop ( with heatsink part number 606013-001) and my cooler stopped working,;

the service guy from local IT store wants to charge me a lot for original part ( 606013-001 );

I have another  HP G72-b10em with heatsink part number 606014-001 so I'm wondering can I use that one instead, because they're almost identical phisicaly...

thanx in advance..

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Horseshoes and hand grenades are the only things where "close" is good enough. You need the right part. 

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/HP-G72-Series-Cooling-Heatsink-and-Fan-606013-001-/131818699753?hash=item1eb...

 

$10.59....how much is the technician trying to charge you?

 

 

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equivalent of 125 dollars..:/

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Where are you located (country)? Is that parts and labor?

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I live in Bosnia&Herzegovina,that's full price with taxes, price of the part itself is arround 90 dollars, it seemed too expensive for me ( the price of laptop in question is arround 230 dollars,I have 2, that's why I wanted to use that other  heatsink  and fan...)

 

Thank you very much btw...

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