[200q20v] Re: overheat only in stop and go
munrof at sympatico.ca
Tue Jul 17 22:17:55 EDT 2001
----- Original Message -----
From: "Phil Rose" <pjrose at frontiernet.net>
To: "Chris Covington" <malth at umich.edu>; "Derek Pulvino"
<dbpulvino at hotmail.com>
Cc: <200q20v at audifans.com>; <quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2001 11:04 AM
Subject: [200q20v] Re: overheat only in stop and go
> At 8:41 AM -0400 7/17/01, Chris Covington wrote:
> >Thanks for all your help guys, it ended up being that the "glowplug fuse"
> >for the radiator fan was blown (and corroded, which I fixed with some
> >baking soda and water). Now if I could only find one in the
> >Boston area...
> >'91 200q20v
> Your Bostson Audi dealers don't have 'em? Ye gads. They cost about
> $1.50, and I know you can get 'em from Carlsen Audi. Besides getting
> a replacement you need to consider why the fuse was blown in the
> first place. Hopefully just fatigue involved here, but it's prudent
> not to try to operate the fan --even temporarily--until a fuse is in
> place. Some people have installed resettable fuses in place of the
> OEM fusible link.
The fan fusible link corroded off on my '91 200q. My local dealer gave me a
replacement - no charge.
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