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5KCSQ Turbo After-run Circuit/Thermo Switch
Thanks for the reply.
I've been observing this phenomenon since I've had the car on the
road, about 1 month now. It doesn't seem to kick on at all, no matter
how long you wait.
I decided to break down and order the switch, as I just doesn't seem
worth it to heat up antifreeze or peanut oil to see if I can save a
I guess I'll see if the new switch makes any difference. If so I had
two bad switches.
I'll post the QList and let eveyone know what I find out, or if I need
to trouble shoot from there - that is if there is actually a problem.
'86 5kcstq (parts/rebuild?)
'87 5kcstq Wagon
Date: Wed, 12 May 1999 23:08:14 -0400
From: Phil Rose <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: 5KCSQ Turbo After-run Circuit/Thermo Switch
Well, you could heat up some pasta sauce "on the stove with the switch
in it while checking continuity". :-) But I'd think 1/2 pint of
peanut oil be easier and should work OK at 110C -- even much higher.
Of course I can't guarantee that the switch is rated to withstand
peanut oil environment, but I wouldn't worry too much about that.
BTW, on my '91 200q, the afterrun circuit must wait nearly 5 minutes
before coming on (after engine shutdown). How long do you wait around
Phil Rose Rochester, NY
'91 200q mailto:email@example.com