Re: [DML] What would cause my blower fan (A/C) to quit after 1 minute?
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Re: [DML] What would cause my blower fan (A/C) to quit after 1 minute?

After seeing the long running discussion about grounds, I cringe to say this t check the ground to the blower. 

Ian Yanagisawa

On Jul 3, 2012, at 6:38 PM, "Doug Menkhaus" <dmenkhaus@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Dude, this was EXACTLY what I was looking for, THANK YOU!!
> I have the Relay Kit from DMCMW, which had the required Circuit Breakers.  I
> hear you on the 30 Amp, but I have the new 25 amp, and I'm, not in the
> position tonight to run to the parts store, so I went with that, and the
> fans stay ON after 5 minutes, so I'll run with that tomorrow, and swing by
> and get the bigger one after the parade. Here's something you never hear
> about Previous Owners, I want to thank him/her for doing what they did.
> They left the OEM harness alone when they replaced the Circuit Breaker last
> time (see pic). Get this: It was a 40 AMP! Guess it was just old!
> So, that's in, and the parade should be nice and cool tomorrow!
> (hopefully!) THANKS STEVE!!!
> Doogie
> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> Stephen Rice
> Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2012 7:33 PM
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [DML] What would cause my blower fan (A/C) to quit after 1
> minute?
> Sorry I couldn't send you a more detailed answer earlier. I was on
> the road and simply did not have access to a computer to type out a
> detailed response. I thought someone else would be able to give you
> the necessary information but apparently fighting about capacitors and
> ground connections are more important to some people on this list.
> Anyway, here is the answer to your question. Believe it or not, one
> of the many flaws in this car includes a circuit breaker issue. The
> factory circuit breaker for the AC blower is 25 amps. Guess what!
> The AC blower motor draws more than 25 amps when on speeds three and
> four. Replace the factory circuit breaker with a 30 amp circuit
> breaker and the problem is solved.
> A good source for relay/breaker/fuse location information is John
> Hervey's website. Your AC Blower motor breaker should be in position
> 20 as indicated on Hervey's website.
> If you walk into O'reilly's this is the part you will need. Notice
> the metal tab on the back. You will need to bend it off of the
> breaker to install it in the Delorean circuit breaker holder.
> circuit+breaker_-1_2314
> <
> +circuit+breaker_-1_2314&keyword=30+amp+circuit+breaker>
> &keyword=30+amp+circuit+breaker
> Also, you will need to put some round connectors on the wires in the
> car and install the circuit breaker with the same wires on each side
> as they were before. This is the type of round connector I am talking
> about. Make sure whatever you buy will fit the gauge wire in the car
> and around the terminals on the breaker.
> +ring_N0219_-1_2314
> <
> e+ring_N0219_-1_2314&keyword=wire+ring&pt=N0219&ppt=C0189>
> &keyword=wire+ring&pt=N0219&ppt=C0189
> Also, after you install the correct size circuit breaker be prepared
> for people to bash you and tell you stuff like, this is bull, a 25 amp
> circuit breaker is fine and the car was perfect when it left the
> factory. You can tell them your AC works as much as you want but they
> will still call you an idiot. Ignore them. They are just bashing you
> because they are jealous of your cold AC.
> -Steve Rice
> #16510
> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 5:55 PM, Doug Menkhaus <dmenkhaus@xxxxxxxx
> <> > wrote:
> > Just keeps getting better. The Previous owner apparently replaced both
> > Circuit Breakers #18 and #19 before, and used replacements that didn't
> have
> > the same spade connectors as OEM. THANKFULLY instead of cutting off the
> > wire harness ends they made adapters! :-) Looks like I can just remove the
> > adapters and put the replacements back in.
> >
> > But: Which is which? They are not in the stock location, they are just
> > flopping around (see pic). Without another DeLo to look at right now, I'm
> a
> > little unsure.
> >
> > The Circuit Breaker on the left has 2 rather thick wires going to it,
> Brown
> > with an Orange trace and Black with an Orange trace. Given these wires are
> > thicker than the other one, I'm guessing it's the Cool Fan Circuit
> Breaker,
> > and gets the 40 amp breaker?
> >
> > The other mess next to it has 4 Brown Wires going to it, slighter smaller
> > gauge than the other one. Guessing this is the Blower Motor Circuit
> > Breaker, and gets the 25 amp one?
> >
> > Thoughts? Have a parade tomorrow and would really like to have high speed
> > fans for the A/C, its HOT in Cincinnati! :-) THANKS
> >
> > Doogie
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