Strange Fan noise from fan when slightly moving

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  1. klausd

    klausd New Member

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    Hi,

    I have my Surface Pro 3 256gb i5 now for almost a year. During the last few months I got more and more problems. First, the yellow stripe become more visible. Then the touch screen started to not react some times and I have to excecute this strange sony touch screen console program more and more.

    Since today morning, as soon as the fan kicks in (even only very low) I can't move the surface anymore without hearing strange noise, see video below (Play with sound!).

    Is that normal??? I think it's time to exchange my unit via warranty.



    Thanks and best regards,

    Klaus
     
  2. Johnny365

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    My fan slightly whines when tilting or jerking it at an angle while it's running. It's normal as the fan is sitting on a axle so when it is shaken abruptly, it will change the pitch of the fan movement to compensate but only for a fraction of a second.

    Edit, yours isn't normal lol. Probably the fan needing to be greased again, which ultimately means a replacement SP3 altogether.
     
  3. klausd

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    Thanks for your opinion, will sent it back then... :( Do you think it's fine to have Windows 10 on it regarding warranty or should I first revert to Windows 8.1?
     

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