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    bjf replied to the thread 820-00850 Fan spinning up.
    Ok, I haven't fully tested it for performance, but I'll try it. I'm going to put that capacitor back on and give it a try with fan control.
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    bjf replied to the thread 820-00850 Fan spinning up.
    Isn't this issue going to slow the computer down? Isn't it being clocked down?
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    bjf replied to the thread 820-00850 Fan spinning up.
    Yes, traces are all good. Continuity is there. I replaced Q5871 again just in case. No change. Removed C5871. Fan still spins up the...
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    bjf replied to the thread 820-00850 Fan spinning up.
    Not sure what to do with this besides give up. I replaced Q5871 because it got hit. I replaced U5870 also just in case. Q5872, Q5873...
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    bjf replied to the thread 820-00850 Fan spinning up.
    The sensors are all inside of big chips? Is that correct? So my goal is to just look for blown traces/connections?
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    bjf replied to the thread 820-00850 Fan spinning up.
    U5860 was where there was some light sign of the spill. I replaced U5860 and the 3 components above it. The fan still spins up but...
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    bjf replied to the thread 820-01598 No backlight.
    Solved. You got me there with BKLT_SD. Blown trace right above R8402. Pin 2 had no connection. Working great now. Thanks for the help.
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    bjf replied to the thread 820-00850 Fan spinning up.
    No change after disconnecting webcam. I've tried this board in a known-good case and it does the same thing. Heatpipe Outgoing Air is...
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    bjf replied to the thread 820-01598 No backlight.
    Everything seems normal. F8400 is good. EDP_BKLT_EN is at 3.3V D8410 measurements are good. 1) 1.116 2) .800
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    This board is fully functional but the fans spin up after a few seconds. I've tried it in an entirely different case and it does the...
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    To finish the story, in case it might help someone else in the same situation, I made a 3-second video that showed her activation lock...
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    bjf replied to the thread 820-01598 No backlight.
    Send me a pm if you can and I'll respond
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    bjf replied to the thread 820-01598 No backlight.
    I can't figure out how to do a pm with the new forum. I only see Start Conversation, which seems to be public
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    Ok, thanks for the extra info. Unfortunately, she's already been paid so her interest in solving this is minimal at best. The nature of...
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    bjf replied to the thread 820-01598 No backlight.
    Is there a way to DM you?
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