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Post by bj42 » Tue May 12, 2015 11:53 am

Where is the best place to buy new ac fan
an is it neccery to have this one in place

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Re: ac fan

Post by kp nuts » Tue May 12, 2015 12:28 pm

if your ac works then yes its needed

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Re: ac fan

Post by Trenches and Tracks » Tue May 12, 2015 2:09 pm

Hello Dirk,
What exactly is the problem?
There are a few reasons for the AC not working, but not always the fan...
Its highly likely that you have a leak causing all the coolant to leak out. There is a pressure swith on top on the drier/reciver which senses this and dissables the system and stops the fan engaging.
I would imagine is highly likely that you have corrosion on the fluid pipe where it goes through the front panel. This will be around the " P clip " retaining at this point. ( very common corosion point ).
The fans are also prone to seizing as they are set to come in at quite a high temerature.Many folk are replacing them with cheaper, more reliable fans of ebay. Check that if it is a seized fan it cause a fuse to blow.

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Re: ac fan

Post by kp nuts » Tue May 12, 2015 2:13 pm

where does he say its not working?

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Post by Trenches and Tracks » Tue May 12, 2015 2:15 pm

kp nuts wrote:where does he say its not working?

In that case why a replacement ?

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Re: ac fan

Post by kp nuts » Wed May 13, 2015 8:09 am

no idea!

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Post by bj42 » Wed May 13, 2015 11:35 am

the ac fan is not working
the ac it self is working fine

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Re: ac fan

Post by kp nuts » Thu May 14, 2015 12:45 pm

the a/c fan needs to work or the sytem will over pressurise, the hi /low pressure sensor should realise and cut the power to the compressor

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Re: ac fan

Post by PJ_ » Thu May 14, 2015 8:47 pm

My fan seized so I replaced it, I bought a second hand one from eBay. They seize because they arnt needed in the UK, it's not hot enough.

If you remove the viscous fan you can use the electric to do all the cooling as long as your radiators are both clear
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