Windows 10: Dell Inspiron 24 5459 AIO making humming noise


  1. Posts : 32
    Windows 10 Home Version 1709 64 bit
       29 Dec 2017 #1

    Dell Inspiron 24 5459 AIO making humming noise


    For the past few days, my Dell Inspiron 24 5459 AIO has been making this loud humming noise and I'm not sure why. What can I do to diagnose this problem and hopefully correct it?

    Steve
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  2.    29 Dec 2017 #2

    Hard to tell or diagnose without being able to hear it.

    Have you checked the external power supply?

    Here is the link to the Dell on-line diagnostics.
    Support for Inspiron 24 5459 AIO | Diagnostics | Dell US
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  3.    29 Dec 2017 #3

    You can also just restart the computer and press F12 and choose Diagnostics. then for more detailed troubleshooting, try the link in post#2
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  4. Posts : 32
    Windows 10 Home Version 1709 64 bit
    Thread Starter
       30 Dec 2017 #4

    spunk said: View Post
    You can also just restart the computer and press F12 and choose Diagnostics. then for more detailed troubleshooting, try the link in post#2
    Upon running Diagnostics (F12), it appears the CPU fan isnít responding correctly.

    Steve
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  5.    30 Dec 2017 #5

    It might be only a small accumulation of dust on the fan blades, causing it to be out of balance. If you have the knowledge, open it up and brush each blade carefully with a small art brush
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  6. Posts : 32
    Windows 10 Home Version 1709 64 bit
    Thread Starter
       30 Dec 2017 #6

    1st image is the front of computer & 2nd is the back to show you what it looks like if you didn't know.

    Steve


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  7. Posts : 198
    Windows 10 Pro
       30 Dec 2017 #7

    When mine started making these type of noises I opened the case and a rug fell out lol.

    Cleared the rug, cleaned the fan blades and was silent again.

    Always best to renew the thermal paste also while ya there :)
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  • Posts : 715
    Windows 10
       30 Dec 2017 #8

    The PDF service manuals are here
    http://www.dell.com/support/home/uk/...59-aio/manuals
    Does not look too difficult to do the job yourself, clean the fan or replace it.
    It looks to be a Laptop board in a monitor type of thing.
    YouTube is a good source of disassembly guides to similar models.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50NoFp-4868
    Whilst you are cleaning the fan note the model numbers on it so you can find a replacement fan, if required.
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  •    30 Dec 2017 #9

    Here is the link to the manual on the US Dell site, since you are in the US. Same manual as the English site.

    Inspiron 24 5000 Service Manual
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