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Fan continually running

Sam1

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Sep 11, 2019
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So I am on sw 2020.32.3. I always hear the fan running after parking in a garage. Thought I left door open, but not. As soon as I open the door, it stops. Anyone has a same experience? Thanks

Yes I am having the same issue. Thought it was a battery pack fan, but it is the HVAC for sure. Left windows down and came back out a while after, could feel it blowing through the vent sticking my hand through the window. Open door, it shuts off. Manually turn off the HVAC fan after a ride, and it turns back on automatically. Go on a drive and never turn on the AC, only using fan, park, come back out later and the HVAC fan is running again.
 
How long is the fan running after you exit the car? I've never timed mine, but it does run for quite a while.
I noticed this behaviour only relatively recently, perhaps since 2020.48.10 or the one prior (36?). It's been at it for almost an hour now - seems excessive to me and it's not even very humid (60%, dewpoint under 12*C). Wouldn't mind hearing from others how long to expect it to run... Ta.
 
So what happens if you leave all doors open to the first 'click' all night? Like if you're working on the car? Apparently the fan doesn't run (which would be good), but what happens with the lights? Does car go to sleep after a while, like on most ICE cars, when battery saver kicks in? Curious about that. Besides, with frameless doors, it's better if the windows are not against the gaskets at home. Less prone to wind leaks over time.
 

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