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anyone ever experienced this tragedy??? so it resulted of any and all cooler/radiator getting destroyed by the wonderful plastic fan that shattered as it beheaded two baby raccons that managed to hide while i was inspect for stuff like this and checking fluids before the first start since we finished fall harvest


THEY GOT WHAT THEY DESERVED!!!!!!!







 

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Re: ***** in fan shroud of 2007 2577

had a customer that has cats in radiator, makes a heck of a mess of things, scott.
 

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Re: ***** in fan shroud of 2007 2577

yeah and for some reason my boss thinks with the old metal cooling fan it would have just bent a blade and is pissed with case using a plastic fan he claimed that if someone was up there that they could have been killed by the shrapnal of the fan i think it would have been worse with the metal fan in the end
 

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Re: ***** in fan shroud of 2007 2577

You can tell your boss the metal fan results in more of a mess than the plastic fan. Only when the metal fan lets go it takes outer rad shroud and some body panels with it too. I have seen the results of both and the result is similar with teeth, hair and eyeballs flying all over the place. Very nasty to cleanup/repair especially if let sit for a few hours on a hot day, not fun. Now have a habit of checking in the rad area in the morning before startup when machine is left over night in the field, especially near a woodlot. Honk horn and make lots of noise when pulling up to machine in the morning to scare critters out hopefully.
 

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Re: ***** in fan shroud of 2007 2577

Yeah I've had it happen too.
But it was one BIG ****, and one big mess.
Not to mention how much fun it was to do the cleanup and repairs.
 

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Re: ***** in fan shroud of 2007 2577 [PICTURES ADD

One of my first jobs when I was doing my internship for school was we had a trade in 9650 that I had to wash up. It was sittin on the lot and went to start it up and as soon as I did I heard the engine lug 2 times, well that made for a very long day. The only way I knew there were 3 **** was because I found 11 legs. Needless to say everytime I start a combine up thats been sitting even for a couple days I look in the engine compartment at the fan because I dont wanna do that again. The deeres use a metal fan on them too and they DONT give...
 

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Re: ***** in fan shroud of 2007 2577 [PICTURES ADD

Neighbor had a brand new 8120 delivered to his farm. They parked it in the shed. A few days later they started it up for the first time and one **** caused a little over $10,000 in damage. Made me look in the housing every day prestartup to check for the buggers.
 

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Re: ***** in fan shroud of 2007 2577 [PICTURES ADD

well the dealership should be here tommorow to fix it of course as "tight" as my boss is i told him i could fix it but oh well so im just gonna go and help them instead
 

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Re: ***** in fan shroud of 2007 2577 [PICTURES ADD

our dealer had same thing happen to a customer last fall on a 2588 destroyed everything radiator, fan, hyd. cooler. they turned it in to there insurance company and the customers insurance covered all repairs might be worth looking into i know it is not a cheap fix. i wonder if moth balls would keep out ***** if you put them all over the back compartment.
 
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