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Date:         Thu, 6 Apr 2000 11:04:27 -0700
Reply-To:     Karl Wolz <wolzphoto@WORLDNET.ATT.NET>
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From:         Karl Wolz <wolzphoto@WORLDNET.ATT.NET>
Subject:      Re: no low fan speed
Comments: To: Rob & Lrae Winterkorn <volksman@ENTERACT.COM>

I had to replace my fan last year. It was running slowly and making a tink-a-tink noise as you describe. When I pulled it, there was quite a bit of movement. bearings shot. My resistor was OK but the switch (in the radiator) was toast, though.

Karl Wolz ----- Original Message ----- From: "Rob & Lrae Winterkorn" <volksman@ENTERACT.COM> To: <vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM> Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2000 8:36 AM Subject: no low fan speed

> It appears that both my vans after a long winter of not needing fan > operation have cooked the resistor. > High speed fan came on, and one van sounded as if the blade was hitting > something. I could not find anything in the path or evidence of it > hitting something. > > Is it possible the end play is too excessive on the motor? In other > words, its worn out and the cause of the resistor to be cooked? > > Also is there a vendor on the list that has the resistor? > > Thanks > Rob

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