done since one year ago, now i know it is too hot because my fan just stopped working and i have an error message: Fan Errorwhat should i do now besides calling Lenovo warranty department? ask to replace the fan, replace the gpu nvidia quadro nvs 140m or replace the complete motherboard???thanks
The fan stopped working maybe caused by software problem.You can try use the software TPFanControl(http://tpfancontrol.com) to manage your fan.
here's what worked very well for me: using thinkpad's Power Manager to set Max CPU Speed to "Adaptive" : http://surrenderlove.posterous.com/pc-crashing-heat-problem-effectively-solved-v