Plastic burning smell

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If it is brand new it is common for it to have a slight smell. But should go away after a few heating cycles.
If not the most common culprit is the wiring in the power supply overheating. Check the fan and make sure it is working properly.
 
I think that model is about four or five years old.

I think it's time to have a qualified tech check it out BEFORE it stops "working fine".
A burning smell in an older laptop is cause for concern.
 
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