[DML] Re: "Cooling Fan Failure" Light
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[DML] Re: "Cooling Fan Failure" Light



hi

i could be wrong but i think some people have rigged theirs so that 
the light comes on when the fans are on.

they then cover the failure bit behing the instrument panel so it 
lights 'cooling fans'.
so you know when they are running.
maybe it could be this?. not sure with mine as i have yet to run her 
more that 30 secs (engine problems!!)

regards

steve





--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "jedimasterglenn" 
<jedimasterglenn@xxxx> wrote:
>
> Well, today was the big day.  I bought my D 3 months ago and 
finally 
> got it out of the shop and onto the road for my first drive!  And 
the 
> fun began immediately...
> 
> Whenever I hear the cooling fan come on, the "Cooling Fan Failure" 
> warning light on the control console lights.  When the fan goes 
off, 
> it goes off.  The temp seems fine when the fan is off or on.  Is 
this 
> a common quirk or should I investigate the fans?  My voltage 
indicator 
> is running really low too.  I've been advised by my mechanic that 
I 
> may need a new altenator.  Could a failing altenator and the 
warning 
> light be related?  
> 
> Lastly, if I do end up purchasing a new altenator, should I go 
with a 
> higher amp model (SpecialTAuto.com has pretty beefy looking ones) 
or 
> should I saty with the stock replacement?
> 
> Thanks,
> Glenn
> 5391...on the road!!
>









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