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2006 Columbia fan doesn't work, have replaced fan switch,

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2006 Columbia bunk fan doesn't work, have replaced fan switch, fan, and thermocontrol
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  go-west.. replied 5 months ago.
Good morning
Was I talking to you about this before -
Customer: replied 5 months ago.

did not receive answer, stopped after was talking to you about this before, but this is first time

Expert:  go-west.. replied 5 months ago.
OK
Do you have power and ground and the big blue and big black wire at the blower?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.

have power but i'am grounding to cab,big black plug to fan,blueish green plug to thermocontrol

Expert:  go-west.. replied 5 months ago.
The big blue wire at the fan has power?
The big black has ground?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.

black is good ground, but have big orange hot wire no blue

Customer: replied 5 months ago.

black is good ground, but have big orange hot wire no blue. i'am working on the bunk fan

Expert:  go-west.. replied 5 months ago.
Is there power at the big orange?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.

yes

Expert:  go-west.. replied 5 months ago.
Is the a bunk fan switch in the dash if so is it in the middle position?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.

yes there is a switch in the dash labeled bunk ovrd and it is in the middle position

Expert:  go-west.. replied 5 months ago.
Does the fan work when the switch is in the on position?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.

no it does'nt

Expert:  go-west.. replied 5 months ago.
OK thanks
Now at the front fuse box infront of the passenger you will see 4 power studs. Bat.ign.iso.acc. Is there power there at all 4 studs?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.

no power to front two,back two are hot

Expert:  go-west.. replied 5 months ago.
I'm going to need the last six of your VIN please
Customer: replied 5 months ago.

U41833

Expert:  go-west.. replied 5 months ago.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/1ziysahw5coxtcr/hvac%204.pdf?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/s2fbc6ylahaseko/hvac%201.pdf?dl=0

sorry for the delay

the diagram shows the layout of the sleeper hvac

look at the diagram that has the sleeper blower control,the wire thats says feedback is the wire that signals the blower on,Check it for grnd opens and shorts,On the other diagram it shows the

fuses in the b pillar pdm ,make sure they are ok..Let me know how you do..

Customer: replied 5 months ago.

sorry had to get other trucks rolling. Fuses good,no grnd shorts or faults,traced wires from switch thru bunk no breaks rubs or burns

Expert:  go-west.. replied 5 months ago.
Is there power at the fan switch?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.

yes center pin has power

Customer: replied 5 months ago.

yes center pin has power.should light in bunk ovrd switch in dash stay on? it does for about 5 secs then goes out

Expert:  go-west.. replied 5 months ago.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ym90ttsn12v0u2f/water%20valve%20columbia.pdf?dl=0

sorry for the delay

use this diagram to diag

start off at the fan motor switch and diag the cicuits,you may fin corrosion here..let me know how you do.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.

checked and cleaned all connections,tested wires from fan switch and climate control switch all good. bunk ovrd switch light does not stay on in middle position driver says it used to stay on goes out after 5secs

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