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post #1 of 22 Old 08-15-2018, 09:19 AM Thread Starter
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running hot

hey team, newbie here...
2015 mule pro fxt
run hot took to dealer, said it was fan relay switch [reset] and burped cooling system.
run hot again, I'm trying to find info on how to reset switch or replace it. any info would greatly be appreciated.
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post #2 of 22 Old 08-15-2018, 11:52 AM
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Welcome to the forum.

Open the hood then remove the electrical access panel. The fan breaker is on the bottom right of the electrical compartment (when standing in front of the mule).

From the owners manual:

The breaker for the radiator fan is located under the front access cover. If the fan does not function, inspect the breaker. In order to reset the breaker, push the reset button at the side of the breaker case. Before resetting, however, check that the radiator fan is free from mud or other obstacle as well as the wiring harness and electrical equipment for bare wires or other possible causes for the tripped breaker.


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good deal, I will try when I get home. thank you so much.

great forum here, looking forward to being a part of it.
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Baloo, thanks for info yes I had to reset fan relay switch. did good for couple small rides but tripped again at the end of about a hour ride. was wondering anybody else ever have problem with a switch go or start going bad.
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The fan motor could be bad and drawing too much current causing the relay to trip. The relay could also be weak.

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Mmmmm, good question on fan motor, will check it out. going to replace relay and see what happens. also don't know if its ok to post but I will be taking off factory top end of sept if anyone interested ?
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Do you mean do away with the governer.
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Do you mean do away with the governer.
I think he is talking about the roof.taking it off at the end of sept

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hate to keep kicking a dead horse,
I called local kawa dealer to get the relay for fan, they couldn't find a part number for me to order one, mechanic got on phone with me and told me to just put a 20 amp fuse in place of the relay. what's going on with relay and fuse is the fan cycles on/off no problems for the first 30 minutes of riding and then it starts blowing fuse/fuses [tripping relay] almost immediately, anybody heard of this problem yet ? any help that can point me in right direction would greatly be appreciated.
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hate to keep kicking a dead horse,
I called local kawa dealer to get the relay for fan, they couldn't find a part number for me to order one, mechanic got on phone with me and told me to just put a 20 amp fuse in place of the relay. what's going on with relay and fuse is the fan cycles on/off no problems for the first 30 minutes of riding and then it starts blowing fuse/fuses [tripping relay] almost immediately, anybody heard of this problem yet ? any help that can point me in right direction would greatly be appreciated.
Being kind to the mechanic, if he means temporarily change to a fuse, that might make sense.
But..... I think it is more likely that mechanic is an idiot, in fact a lazy idiot (he/she can't be bothered to look up the part number).

If the relay (is working properly and it) trips at 20A you can reset it. If you use a fuse, you will need to replace the fuse. We both know which method is faster !

The fan system as designed by Kawasaki works (for 99.9% of folks).

I believe the part number is 21008-0554 BREAKER,RAD. FAN,20A

Please check with Kawasaki, I am not a dealer.

As mentioned previously, this could be a faulty breaker, or a faulty fan motor that goes over current when it gets hot.

Has anyone tested the current draw on the fan when it is running?
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