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The ventilation fan of my power inverter wont shut off

The fan keep working even it is nothing conected

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This is hard without knowing the specifics, but these fans can be wired to be on all the time, or controlled by the thermo-switch, or even electrically controlled by a logic board. You may have a stuck Thermo-switch or a bad logic board, since to fail shorted is the standard failure mode (for a Triac).

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