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Heatsink/Fan on Toshiba A65-S126


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kayleesmom2000

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I have a Toshiba Satellite A65-S126 and I'm pretty sure the fan has gone out on it. My question is where on earth do I find parts for this stupid thing? I have looked on ebay and prices there vary from 10.00 to 50.00 for a used heatsink and fan. I really don't want to get ripped off, but I'm going into this blind and I don't like feeling that way.

A little background on my problem:
I think the fan went out because when I got it back together (daughter tripped over power cord and broke the DC adapter) so got that fixed, got it back together and then started it. It booted just fine - connected to the wireless network and was able to use for a bit before a nice warm electrical smell was being emitted from my laptop in the area of the fan and when I looked it is not turning.

Any other ideas or ??? I'm lost now.

Thanks!
'Chele :whistling:
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austin_o

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Hi and welcome to Geeks to Go. If you know what kind of CPU it has, search for a CPU fan for it. I searched dogpile for Toshiba Satellite A65-S126 and found a review at Cnet that says "CNET Labs tested a Satellite A65-S126 equipped with a 2.8GHz desktop Celeron processor". I hope that burning smell was only the fan. Sad thing is that if the fan wasn't running when you booted up, it may have been the CPU you smelled.
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