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FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) If you have a unique issue with your FC model coach and it can't be answered in one of the other forums here, then this is where you can list it.......List your FC Parts here too.

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Old 05-10-2010
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Some of them things are wired into the Kysor alarm, or remnants of same. Switch the ground, not 12v.
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No factory override switch on my 1980, I wired one in, across the terminals on the sender.
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Some caution should be observed when working on old Birds,
Some have been modified, and or changed over the years.
A good example is electric fans are usually wired different than air operated fans.
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yeah mine is switched power. i was thinking those extra wires were for a over ride switch as well but i cant find one anywhere. can you guys tell me where yours are located? are they factory over ride switches? thanks for the info on the sensor.
Mine is located below the dash on the right side of the steering column, but since I think most are "homegrown", if you have one it could be anywhere. But I would think it would have to be somewhere within the driver's reach.
I would also think that you would see just one single wire coming from the dash area into the engine compartment, coming from the switch.
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Thanks for the info. I'm gonna look a bit harder for a switch if I can't find anything, I will re-wire whole circuit. Thanks again!
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I had an interesting thing happen on the way back from Oshkosh. One of my belts was making a bit of noise, and I noticed that my temp guage was running low. Also I could hear the engine fan on. It seems that my temp sensor is causing the engine fan to run all of the time. I do not have a manual switch but plan to install one. My fan is an electric one and the sensor is located on the bracket that keeps the clutch part from spinning. It does not go into the water jaket of the engine at all. Any ideas what that part number or temperature rating would be? From this thread it looks like I have an orphan.
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I believe you have a facet fan
search the post for facet magnetic fan
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Does anyone have a picture of the electric fan or a model number? I am helping my daughter and boyfriend on their 79 FC 35 and the "20 electric fan" that someone retro fitted to the coach just doesn't look like its the right one. lol they have a Cat 3208. They also have the swing radiator mod and i am looking for the hoses that are right but haven't been able to find them. They are the 2" reinforced flex hoses, about 36" and 32" long and of course the 1" x around 3ft bypass hose.
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Does anyone have a picture of the electric fan or a model number? I am helping my daughter and boyfriend on their 79 FC 35 and the "20 electric fan" that someone retro fitted to the coach just doesn't look like its the right one. lol they have a Cat 3208. They also have the swing radiator mod and i am looking for the hoses that are right but haven't been able to find them. They are the 2" reinforced flex hoses, about 36" and 32" long and of course the 1" x around 3ft bypass hose.
I normally buy 2 hoses for the top,and 2 for the bottom,and use a connector to make them one long hose.
Exhaust tubing will make a good connector,use a short piece and i weld a small bead around the pipe to keep the hose from slipping off.
The electric fan has been tried on may FCs,and they don't seem to work very well.
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ah, good idea Randy. Where do you buy your 2" flex hoses from?

So I look for a mechanical fan and fan clutch to put back on it?
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