Shuttle 6.2 fan whine

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by wemmick, Apr 1, 2014.

  1. wemmick


    May 23, 2010
    Washington, DC
    I have a Genz Benz Shuttle 6.2 that sometimes has a high pitched whine when I start it up. After a bit, the whine fades and then goes away entirely.

    I noticed that it seemed to be coming from the side of the case, near the fan vents. If I blow a little onto the fan (through the vents), the fan spins up and the whine stops.

    It seems like the fan is malfunctioning. Is this a common problem with Shuttles?

    What's the remedy?
  2. bherman

    bherman Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2009
    Never happens with mine. Maybe reach out to Agedhorse (he was the man at GB - will be able to tell you if that is common or anything to worry about)
  3. agedhorse

    agedhorse Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 12, 2006
    Development Engineer-Mesa, Product Support-Genz Benz
    It's possible you have a defective fan. I can help you get this resolved. PM me.
  4. mettec


    Aug 22, 2005
    This also happens to my 6.0 but only when its been sitting in the cold.
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  6. Relsom

    Relsom Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    The Old Dominion
    I had a 6.0 that had what I would consider a loud fan. Sold it and got a 6.2. Dead quiet so far.
  7. Jeff Genzler

    Jeff Genzler Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 9, 2007
    Brooklyn NY
    Thanks Andy....

    Wemmick----He'll get you taken care of straight away.
  8. wemmick


    May 23, 2010
    Washington, DC
    Thanks all -- I'll take this offline with agedhorse