How To Fix A Computer Fan That Won’t Spin?

How do you fix a computer fan that won’t spin?

  • Restart your computer. As simple as it sounds, restarting your computer might be the fix for your issue.
  • Clean your fan. Cleaning your fan is not an easy task if you haven’t done it before.
  • Repair or replace your power supply unit.
  • Replace your fan and motherboard.

Why are my PC fans not spinning?

The more the temperature and CPU loading, the faster the fan spins. If your CPU fan does not spin, the issue could be anywhere from the fan, the motherboard, to the power supply unit. The fan can get clogged with dust and lint hence preventing it from spinning.

Is it normal for GPU fans to not spin?

Most Common Reason Why Your GPU Fans Aren’t Spinning

Believe it or not, some graphics cards won’t spin until they hit a specific temperature. They come with a passive cooling mode that is designed to help them cut down on system noise. You can also install MSI Afterburner and raise the speed of the fan(s) manually.

What to do when cooling fan stops working?



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