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Re: Cooling Fan Fuse - Was Why does the (steering) wheel wobble?

Mark Pollan wrote:
> Eric wrote:
> >Put an appropriate amperage inline fuse in the radiator fan's power
> >wire, right at the fan--

The closer to the source (ie, _farther_ away from the fan) the better.
This allows you to protect the wiring between the fan and the source,

> > the fuse is often on the coil side of the fan
> >relay, and will not protect the circuit if the fan blows shorted.
> This definitely caught my eye!  What is an appropriate amperage?  I'm
> specifically interested for an '86 5KCSTQ but I am sure others would
> be interested for their specifics.  So, what say ye?

Can't say. The 4kq (one speed) has 15 A running, 41 A stall current.
This is with the engine off and 12.8 V battery voltage.