[200q20v] rad fan fusible link
Paul R Luevano
prl at ptc.com
Tue Aug 14 10:22:33 EDT 2001
OK, as suggested, my overheating issue was the radiator fusible link. While it
"looked" ok, when I removed it, it was in 2 distinct parts.
Not having a "proper" replacement on hand, I went to the FLAPS, and picked up a
generic "GM Fusible link" for like $1.99. I cut it to size (even had enough to
make a spare) and inserted it in place. Fan works like a champ now.
Installed (sorry out of focus, took it this am at 6:30 on my way to work,
Now a question, think this is good enough, or should I go ahead and get the
"proper" Audi one? Also, should I be concerned the link blew in the first
place? Or should I just write it off at being 10 years old?
On a side note: While under the hood, I checked out the Mutli function temp
switch, that I thought was bad, since my coolant gauge stopped working. I was
in the process of carefully cutting off the rubber boot as Scot Mockry's site
recommended when I noticed 3 out of the 4 wires were completely corroded away.
Well there is the problem.
Now I need to order a new plug and 4 new spade connectors, as the ones used
there don't look like the generic type. I also need to figure out the pin out,
so if anyone has that handy, I would appriciate it (Haven't looked in Bentley
yet, so if it's there, you can just tell me to RTFM. :) )
ObEmmisions: Also changed the oil, installed a new paper air filter, new O2
sensor (generic 3 wire). Still waiting on the new wires and plugs from Blau.
Paul Luevano | AMA * MSF |'99 CBR 600F4 (Racebike)
http://teamdaemon.com | USM * CCS #898|'97 CBR 1100XX (Streetbike)
Waltham, MA USA | NMA #116657 |'91 200TQ20V (Winter)
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