[DML] Re: Fanzilla Failure???
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[DML] Re: Fanzilla Failure???



OK, It does seem to be the Fanzilla that failed. I pulled out my 
workshop manual to figure what wires are what and discovered the two 
power wires that go out to the fans. Only one is getting power and I 
tried swapping the fanzilla fuses and it made no difference. I 
noticed the fanzilla unit is hot and seems to be a bit deformed from 
the heat and seems to have something that rattles inside. I don't 
know what the warranty is on these but I guess I have to get a hold 
of Rob to find out. 


Steve
#2700


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Joseph Kuchan" <josephkuchan@...> 
wrote:
>
> Jumping the otterstat sends a signal to the Fanzilla as if the car 
was hot. 
> In response, the Fanzilla should sequence the fans on. Jumping the 
otterstat 
> is just a convenient way of simulating a hot car so that the 
Fanzilla will 
> attempt to operate the fans. Since one fan does go on in response 
to jumping 
> the otterstat, we know that the Fanzilla is seeing this "signal". 
If only 
> one fan operates, there are a few things that could be wrong:
> 
> 1. One of the fuses in the Fanzilla could be blown. (But you 
checked that 
> and they both seem to be okay. To be sure you can swap the 
Fanzilla fuses in 
> their holders to confirm that just one fan comes on. If it is the 
SAME fan, 
> then both fuses are okay. If it is the OTHER fan, then one fuse 
just LOOKS 
> good but is actually blown.)
> 
> 2. The Fanzilla could have an internal failure.





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