Re: [DML] Fan Fail melting
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Re: [DML] Fan Fail melting



John,

Apparently you forgot, but just over 2 years ago I installed one of your 
units and due to a wiring fault it melted, filled the car with smoke, 
and destroyed the group loop wire for all of the relays in my relay 
compartment.  We had quite a long phone conversation about it.  As you 
can imagine, it was aggravating, but you did send me a new wire and a 
new unit and it has been performing fine to this day.  For a little 
while I hosted some pictures of the damage on my little site, but I 
opted to remove them as I later thought it unfairly represented your 
product.  At least I hope it did.  You've helped me out on numerous 
occasions with my car and have always supplied good advice when I've 
needed it, so I didn't want something like this to tarnish our 
relationship.  Just a note to everyone else, as far as I know what 
happened to me was an isolated occurrence and in no way represents what 
will happen to your car if you install the Fan Fail 2x2.

Thanks,
Todd Nelson,
1561, Vermont
http://1561project.com


John Hervey wrote:
> Mark, I know your not a fan of the Fan Fail 2x2 but I would think that if
> one would have done this I would have heard about it. Davis T. not to long
> ago was talking about the Fan Zilla having a over heating problem also and
> the wires getting real hot. The Fan Fix 2 x 2 will get hot also tucked down
> in the relay compartment and handling all that current.  
> I think what you are referring to is Ron's Wester's car that had the
> original 3 leg jumper in it and it caught on fire. This was about 2 years
> ago.
> As I have said before and to you if you want to have a good safe system then
> get the heat out of the kitchen and replace the fans. 30 amps on the
> original and 11 amps on the replacement and you can go back to a stock relay
> set up with no problems. The original fans are the current hog of the whole
> electrical system in the car and pose the biggest threat.
> http://www.specialtauto.com/delorean-parts/cooling-fans.html
> 
> John Hervey
> www.deloreanautoparts.com
> 
> 
> 
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