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Old 06-11-2018
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Thanks Barry will do. There was a plastic box on the right side of fan that prevented me moving the shroud up a lot, but was able to still clean the radiator.

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Do not grind anything off. Like Randy said, reach around the rear of the fan shroud and feel for the screw heads and ONLY LOOSEN THEM at which point the whole shroud will lift off.
Before doing that, take some tape and mark each wire or better yet take some pictures so you put them back on correctly.


Or better yet, CALL AN HVAC COMPANY and let them do it in 30 minutes. You will be happy and not cause further issues..

Best advise I can give you.
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I was able to find a fan that in front of the squirrel cage to help the air flow. Is there any 110 volts ac available near the generator?
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None I am aware of, but have to ask, why all the bandaides when you could get any local HVAC guy to fix the fan issue in 30 minutes and no longer risk destroying your diesel generators motor?
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Barry I called 3 places the other day when at Tampa and none could come out in 2 days while we were there. I am heading back home now, will just going to leave early and drive for about 3 hours a day.
Will call a HVAC when I get home.
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None I am aware of, but have to ask, why all the bandaides when you could get any local HVAC guy to fix the fan issue in 30 minutes and no longer risk destroying your diesel generators motor?
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None I am aware of, but have to ask, why all the bandaides when you could get any local HVAC guy to fix the fan issue in 30 minutes and no longer risk destroying your diesel generators motor?



Good advice as every time you get that engine so hot that it triggers the murphy switch, you have the potential for a catastrophic failure. It should never be run that hot.
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SNOWBIRD,
I am taking all advice. I am now leaving early and only driving for about 4 hours a day without using the generator
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QUOTE=SNOWBIRD;419387]Good advice as every time you get that engine so hot that it triggers the murphy switch, you have the potential for a catastrophic failure. It should never be run that hot.[/QUOTE]
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Nelson, there are several threads related to your generator and I my have missed the cure. What have you done finally for a cure and what was the final diagnosis. Thanks
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Good advice as every time you get that engine so hot that it triggers the murphy switch, you have the potential for a catastrophic failure. It should never be run that hot.
What’s a “Murphy switch” ?
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Bob what I decided to do is convert the fan to DC. I have removed the squirrel cage and wiring. My son already had a motor for me for the squirrel cage. The Hayden fan is due hear today,so for the hech of it I put a new motor in the squirrel cage and tested it on the bench. I don’t think it was going much faster than the one I removed. Guess will see how it works when I put the DC fan in..
I have not put a meter on the feed wires to the fan motor, I assume they are 120vac.
I also cleaned the radiator, was really not that bad.
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Your original squirrel cage fan should be 220V not 120V.
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