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Old 04-18-2016, 06:59 PM   #1
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Fan running below fuse box.

Plugged up the travel trailer (2016 Flagstaff Micro Lite) today to recharge the battery. Notice a fan running below the fuse box. I hadn't notice it before. I am not sure what it is for or why it is running. This is the first travel trailer we have owned, so we are a little nervous about things.
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Old 04-18-2016, 07:10 PM   #2
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That is the cooling fan for your converter at different charging loads the fan will cycle on and off that is normal
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Thank you so much for the reply. You have set my mind at ease.
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Old 04-18-2016, 07:16 PM   #4
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Old 04-19-2016, 01:34 PM   #5
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I've also recently noticed a sort of hum - maybe a fan noise - when two or more lights are on in my Salem CruiseLite. Once it's back down to one light, the noise goes away. It isn't very loud - just slightly noticeable.
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Old 04-19-2016, 01:44 PM   #6
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I've also recently noticed a sort of hum - maybe a fan noise - when two or more lights are on in my Salem CruiseLite. Once it's back down to one light, the noise goes away. It isn't very loud - just slightly noticeable.
See Post#2.
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Old 04-19-2016, 02:02 PM   #7
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WFCO uses one fan it is variable speed. If you are hearing it, if it gets louder you can replace it with a ball bearing fan. I had 2 go out. Then switched to a progressive direct replacement. It has 2 fans and I never here them come on. The fan as mentioned above dissipates the heat the convertor fins put off. The more power needed the louder the fan from the RPM...
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Old 04-19-2016, 02:03 PM   #8
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The 8955 Wfco units now have two fans, my 2005 had two.
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Old 04-19-2016, 03:22 PM   #9
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Hello, you will also notice the fan on when the heated holding tanks are on (if you have them with a glacial/thermal package) because the heating pads draw so much power.
When I changed our Surveyor over to LED lights, they draw so much less power that I can have ALL the lights on in the trailer and the fan does not come on! (I've tried it).
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Old 04-19-2016, 03:26 PM   #10
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The 8955 Wfco units now have two fans, my 2005 had two.
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Well that is weird, Mine is a 2012 not a 2005 and only had one fan, I added a second fan but the bearings went out and caused the fan to become loud...I'll have to look that up, as far as I know they still have one fan on WFCO converter. will get back to this.
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