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The Alienware 17 R4 (17.3 inches) is a gaming laptop, released by Dell in 2016. (AW17R4-7000SLV-PUS)

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My fan is making a loud grinding noise

My fan is making a grinding noise. I believe the bearing is bad in it as it doesn't want to spin like the other one. When I have the Bottom cover off and I turn it on, it's struggling to spin. How can I go about removing that fan and replacing it?

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Hi @kstorm

Well, I would suggest you to follow the below link to remove the parts

Alienware 17 R4 Battery Replacement

Follow to step 23.

The fan should be holding by with some screws.

remove it and use it as a reference to compare and order replacement.

You can purchase replacement fan at ebay, aliexpress, etc



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Hi @kstorm ,

Just to add to the answer, here's a video that shows how to remove the fans.


@jayeff thumbs up :)


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