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Question My case fan all of a sudden got REALLY LOUD!!

It just started rattling and grinding and sounding terrible. It's the case fan on the back, not the side, not the power supply or the psu, I know this because I reached in and put my finger in the fan on the back, stopping it, and it was what was causing the noise.
It was so loud that I actually inhibited the fan so it's not working now. My case is open so I figured it wouldn't get too hot in there, but what can I do to fix the fan?
Blowing it out with an air can didn't do any good.
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buy a new one. The bearings are gone




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Don't stop the fan by putting something in the way, you should unplug it.


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Don't stop the fan by putting something in the way, you should unplug it.
what happens when i simply obstruct it? is it dangerous?
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It may overheat, it may do nothing. Hard to say but I myself would rather be safe then sorry.


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