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    Y Splitter Ground Question

    Hope everyone's well !
    I have a question I want to make sure I plug my fan in the 2 way Y splitter the right way. The fan is the first picture with 2 black wires. The Y splitter is the second picture with red and black. Should the ground, the negative be connected to the ground in the splitter? Black on black ( Negative on negative) and red on red (positive on positive)? I ask because I notice the fan wire does plug into the splitter 2 ways where as the negative could be hitting positive and vice versa.
    Any advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks


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    THe - goes to black.
    The + with an arro ><v is positive/red.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rico116 View Post
    Hope everyone's well !
    I have a question I want to make sure I plug my fan in the 2 way Y splitter the right way. The fan is the first picture with 2 black wires. The Y splitter is the second picture with red and black. Should the ground, the negative be connected to the ground in the splitter? Black on black ( Negative on negative) and red on red (positive on positive)? I ask because I notice the fan wire does plug into the splitter 2 ways where as the negative could be hitting positive and vice versa.
    Any advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks


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    Always connect the wires corresponding to the color or symbol on the connector.

    + Red > Red +
    - Black > Black -

    If you don't your fans will run backward
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    Quote Originally Posted by ElectricPropils View Post
    If you don't your fans will run backward
    Or not at all. I had that with my hobbystar fans. Plugged both of them in backwards, drove around for half a pack in the grass and noticed my motor was pretty warm... then realized it was also pretty quiet... then noticed the fans I literally just installed weren't spinning. lol!

    Now that I'm thinking on it, I'm not 100% sure I had them backwards. I had them plugged into a 3 pin splitter and they were a 2 pin plug like OP has with the +/- on them. I my have had them plugged into the wrong side of the plug, so I was using ground and nothing (signal wire). Pretty sure I had them backwards though. Just glad I didn't fry my new fans.
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    Quote Originally Posted by olds97_lss View Post
    Or not at all. I had that with my hobbystar fans. Plugged both of them in backwards, drove around for half a pack in the grass and noticed my motor was pretty warm... then realized it was also pretty quiet... then noticed the fans I literally just installed weren't spinning. lol!

    Now that I'm thinking on it, I'm not 100% sure I had them backwards. I had them plugged into a 3 pin splitter and they were a 2 pin plug like OP has with the +/- on them. I my have had them plugged into the wrong side of the plug, so I was using ground and nothing (signal wire). Pretty sure I had them backwards though. Just glad I didn't fry my new fans.
    Yeah, or fry your receiver electronics!
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    Thank You for the help guys.

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