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Old May 19, 2009, 11:26 AM
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Pull the fan off and give it a good cleaning, then peel the sticker off the middle of the fan. It covers the hole that leads to the bearing likely just a pin in a sintered brass bearing. Put 1 or 2 drops of very thin oil like 3 in 1 or sewing machine oil in the hole. Cover the hole with a new sticker. I use a corner off of a mailing label.
I've saved tons of noisy fans this way and it works prolly 4 out of 5 times.
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