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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Aug 26th, 18, 09:26 PM Thread Starter
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Purple Wire to fan gets Hot on Hi Speed

Hi guys,
I was coming from the Goodguys Show Western Nationals and my A/C was on hight most thr way. Any way the purple wire going to the fan gets extremely hot while on high speed. I let it cool off when I got home. I turned the Ac on hight and again the purple wire get very hot to the fan only on high speed. It doesnít blow the 30 amp fuse in the Orange wire from horn relay either. I amp tested the purple wire on high an its pulling 33.8 amps if im correct. On med high its 14.4. Could the purple wire maybe be dirty on the fan motor side or lose connection? Causing it to get hot? Thx for some imput here! Scott
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Aug 26th, 18, 10:21 PM
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Re: Purple Wire to fan gets Hot on Hi Speed

Not hard to believe at all. On factory systems that have a fuse holder in the wire under the hood going to the high speed relay, I have seen quite a few where the wire and fuse got hot enough to melt the nylon fuse holder.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Aug 27th, 18, 06:40 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Purple Wire to fan gets Hot on Hi Speed

Yep my first Camaro in high school did the same thing. I just wish I could keep it from doing that. With the AC off it only pulls 24 amps but AC on 33-34 amps. Im running a classic auto air system that works with the original suitcase set up and original POA valve that classic auto air recalibrated. Any thoughts how to stop the heat? Lol thx Scott
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Aug 27th, 18, 08:23 PM
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Re: Purple Wire to fan gets Hot on Hi Speed

Relays and larger wire size
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Aug 28th, 18, 08:29 AM
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Re: Purple Wire to fan gets Hot on Hi Speed

I would probably run a new connection straight from the battery with a relay and larger diameter wire as John mentioned.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Aug 28th, 18, 09:15 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Purple Wire to fan gets Hot on Hi Speed

Ok thatís a great idea! Thx for all the help folks! Scott
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