[200q20v] rad fan fusible link

C1J1Miller at aol.com C1J1Miller at aol.com
Tue Aug 14 18:54:47 EDT 2001

I think in part the issue is corrosion from the radiator fan output (road 
salt laden air).
I throw a few in the bottom of the glove box (.80 each, and I've handed out 
two at track events to people who would otherwise be fixing it with wire...

In a message dated 8/14/01 10:46:22 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
wolff at turboquattro.com writes:

> Just bolt a spare on one side of the fuse assy hanging down (so it's not
>  actually in use) and that way ten years from now when the fuse cracks some
>  lucky audi nut will be able to fix it right on the spot. I think it's
>  thermal cycling from the load of the fan causing expansion and contraction
>  that fatigues the metal of the fuse. A "blown" fuse looks quite different.
>  Wolff
>  "Nobody can forget the sound." - Michele Mouton
>  > 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 
>  > place?  Or should I just write it off at being 10 years old?
>  >

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