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Old 04-29-2008
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hi my name is pat and i love my truck. i do a lot of work all the time. so i tray to do the best thing for my truck that i can. i put air bags on the back a cold air in tack and now i just put on a E-fan but that is what I'm having the problem with i was told to us a ford Taurus 92-96 because it was the same size but that fan has 2 speed on it but when i huck up the hi it is shorting out and i need to know what I'm doing wrong
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Most likely you have it wired wrong and you're shorting the fan out when you put it on high.

Basically, when it's in low the +12 volts goes through the resistor and then into the + input on the fan. When you it's on high, the +12 volts goes directly to the + input on the fan.

It sounds like when it's on high you're sending the +12 volts right to ground.

Another possibility occurs to me: where are you getting power from for the fan and how are you controlling it? With a relay or straight through a switch? What size fuse are you using?
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