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Precision 7520 CPU Fan Grinding Noise

The CPU fan on this mobile workstation has started making a loud, grinding noise.  Aside from the noise, the loud fan causes no other issues: no errors, no slowness, etc.

 

The Dell diagnostic tests completed successfully and passed.  I updated the BIOS to version 1.15.1. 

 

How can I obtain a replacement CPU fan for this mobile workstation?

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U2CAMEB4ME
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Re: Precision 7520 CPU Fan Grinding Noise

Welcome to the Dell Community  @sd12882 

It would be cheaper if you could get the part number off the fan.

Then search eBay and Amazon for a replacement.

If not you could replace the whole heatsink.

Dell OEM Precision 7520 CPU / Graphics Heatsink Fan Assembly for Nividia Graphics - XNTR8 w/ 1 Year Warranty:

https://www.parts-people.com/index.php?action=item&id=29361

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=XNTR8&_sacat=0&LH_PrefLoc=1&_sop=15

Dell Precision 7520 Owner's Manual:

https://www.dell.com/support/manuals/us/en/04/precision-15-7520-laptop/prec7520_om_pub/working-on-yo...

Best regards,

U2


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