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Old 06-23-2001, 05:08 PM
Pbalias Pbalias is offline
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Location: Houston, TX, USA
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I posted a few threads concerning my aux. fans: they were not working. Relay was good, fans were pk, pre-resistor was fine BUT the wires to and from the pre-resistor for the fans were BURNED UP!!! So, I "fixed" the burned wires by putting in about 6 inches of new wire to the resistor and soldering them in and just replacing the burned parts in the wires. Voila! My fans come on now!!! BUT... after about 20 minutes of the fans on, the new wire that I put in started getting really hot and smoking, so I turned the car off. What can cause this? The new wire I put in was the same gauge as the old stuff, so I don't think thats the problem. Could the resistor be going bad (it seems ok now) or do I maybe have a short somewhere, or what? I am driving the car 1200 miles Tuesday and need this to work!

Peter Balias
1992 400E
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