Driving Force GT heat maintenance?

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by Nelson Ullinskey, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. Nelson Ullinskey

    Nelson Ullinskey

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    Hello fellow sim-racers, I just finished a club event over at Race 07 and placed my hand on the back part of the wheel only to notice it was very hot. I disassemble my laptop computer every month to clear the dust from the fan, and I wanted to know if I should do the same to my wheel.

    Also I think I should mention I have never taken my wheel apart so I do not even know if it has a fan inside. Either way, would it be a good idea to clean a dust that has accumulated within the mount for the wheel?

    Thank you for your time! :)
     
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  2. Manuel De Samaniego

    Manuel De Samaniego
    3X Race Department Rally Champion

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    I have that wheel and I've never experienced heating in 4 years of use, maybe you should contact support or as you say, clean it yourself but be careful, also I don't think it has a fan either.
     
  3. Dave Fox

    Dave Fox
    I get there...eventually.

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    also make sure you haven't accidentally plugged the wrong power lead into it. (i did) :redface:
     
  4. Arjan Smittenaar

    Arjan Smittenaar

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    No fan for sure, but no heat problems either as Manuel stated
     
  5. Nelson Ullinskey

    Nelson Ullinskey

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    Well, the heating seems to have gone away. Must have been my imagination or something. Either way, thank you all for your help!