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There is a fan problem and temperature light turns on

When powering on the projector, a warning (system fan failure) appears in the digital display. This is followed by the projector shutting down and the temperature light turning red. I am then unable to turn the power back on. Are there any common problems with the fan in the 3300MP? If not, is there an easy fix to replace the current fan in it?

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if the Lamp error and Temperature error lights are flashing red this means that there are two separate errors.

  • A flashing lamp light means the lamp failed to ignite. It could be a lamp driver problem or lamp failure. Replace the lamp to resolve the issue. If the issue is not resolved, then service the projector.
  • A flashing Temperature light signals a fan error. Turn the projector off and allow it to cool down. If the light is still flashing after the projector is turned back on, service the projector.

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2. If anyone fan not working
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    Do you hear the fan start up? or does the projector lamp come on (you start to see an image)?

    If yes to either:

    When the temperature inside the projector reaches a
    certain level, the projector will be automatically shut down
    to protect the inside of the projector. The POWER indicator
    is blinking while the projector is being cooled down. When
    the projector has cooled down sufficiently (to its normal
    operating temperature), it can be turned on again by
    pressing the POWER ON-OFF button.

    After the temperature inside the projector returns to normal, the
    WARNING indicator still continues to blink. When the projector is
    turned on again, the WARNING indicator stops blinking.

    Then check the matters below:
    – Did you provide appropriate space for the projector to be
    ventilated? Check the installing condition to see if
    ventilation slots are not blocked.
    – Is the projector not installed near the ventilation duct of
    air-conditioning equipment which may be hot? Install the
    projector away from the ventilation duct of airconditioning
    – Are the air filters clean? Clean the air filters periodically. Let me know if you need to know how to do this.

    If no to either:

    When the projector detects an abnormal condition, it is
    automatically shut down to protect the inside and the
    WARNING indicator will be red. In this case, disconnect the
    AC power cord and reconnect it, and then turn the projector
    on once again for check. If the projector cannot be turned
    on and the WARNING indicator emits a red light, disconnect
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    and repair.

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