Originally Posted by Spokes
My mechanical fan blew apart on me yesterday while driving. Thankfully didn't hurt Anything else. But I don't wanna run another for obvious reasons. So the ford Taurus fan seems to be an easy target. I've done lots of researching and I was just wondering if I could run power to a 3 way switch for high/low/off. And just run a 40a in line fuse with 8g wire and call it a day and not need all the relays and what not. Am I missing something?
I doubt you will find an automotive type switch that will carry the current that those fans draw.
Use a relay.
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