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RE: No power, burning smell

I have an inspiron 3847. The burning smell was coming from around where the processer is located and everywhere was fine.

problems allday

As the power supply is next to processor/fan assembly and that there is no power, it sounds like the power supply has serious issues.

Try replacing the power supply unit to see if this makes a difference.

 The Dell Inspiron 3847 Mini Tower can use generic ATX power supply units, with either a 24-pin or 20+4-pin main motherboard power connector, with or without the on/off switch.

You should be able to buy a compatible power supply from either a local or online computer store.

Note: You require a power supply with four SATA power connectors.

Best to buy a power supply with a depth of around 5.9".

If you have a Dell warranty in effect, contact Dell's Technical support, no warranty, then you will need to buy the replacement.

http://www.amazon.com/949H1-Switching-BesTec-B300NM-01-Inspiron/dp/B00ZSY7F0G/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid...

http://ftp.dell.com/Manuals/all-products/esuprt_desktop/esuprt_inspiron_desktop/inspiron-3847-deskto...

Bev.

 


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