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Old 14-05-2012, 12:09   #1
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Fischer Panda Heat Exchanger Proble

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I was wondering if anyone knows whether or not the Heat Exchanger on the Fischer Panda PMS 6000 is Serviceable??? Can you believe the nimrods at FP buried the heatexchanger under the block and the only way I can get access is lift the entire genset out of it's case 6 inches!!

I'm getting ready to use this thing (POS) as a mooring, but I doubt it would do that very well either.

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Old 14-05-2012, 12:30   #2
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Re: Fischer Panda Heat Exchanger Proble

I serviced my 12 v PMS 4000 heat exchanger by simply drip feeding vinegar for 24 hours to remove the salt deposits. This should be easy.
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Old 14-05-2012, 14:59   #3
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Re: Fischer Panda Heat Exchanger Proble

But off course, I will believe you!

I had to lift the whole bloody thing to replace the exchanger! And all this in the lazarette with only 20 inches of free space above the genset.

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Re: Fischer Panda Heat Exchanger Proble

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Hello,

I was wondering if anyone knows whether or not the Heat Exchanger on the Fischer Panda PMS 6000 is Serviceable??? Can you believe the nimrods at FP buried the heatexchanger under the block and the only way I can get access is lift the entire genset out of it's case 6 inches!!

I'm getting ready to use this thing (POS) as a mooring, but I doubt it would do that very well either.

Fair Winds,
Meck
Meck,
The H/E is serviceable and you should be able to remove it without taking the generator out of the capsule. You will need to drain the fluids from the generator first and then undo the hose clamps. At this point you should be able to pull the H/E out of the capsule. The only issue you might have is with the water connection block. If this is in the way remove the 4 bolts a pull it off.

On the newer units FP has gone to a different type H/E which is located in a more accessible area.

If you need assistance over the phone please call our serivce department.

Jeff Till
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954-462-2800
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