[200q20v] Fan fusible link question

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Wed Oct 3 17:28:52 EDT 2001

Those fusible links are rated at 80 amps, David.  Is it possible yours is a 
partially stamped 8 that looks like a 3?

At 11:11 AM 10/03/2001 -0600, HAUPT,DAVID (A-Sonoma,ex1) wrote:

>To my most esteemed fellow Audi colleagues,
>I'm installing the fusible link in the radiator fan in my 1989 200TQ (10V).
>This, of course, is to prevent possible wiring harness meltdown in case the
>fan motor siezes, as described on Scott Mockry's website.
>I ordered the three Audi part numbers Scott references.  However, there's a
>puzzle.  Scott implies that the fuse should be 70 amps, and I've noted other
>listmates mentioning 70 amps.  However, the fusible that arrived clearly is
>marked "30A".  Has anybody with a 200Q20V replaced and/or inspected that
>link, and if so, have you noticed a marking on it?
>The reference to 70A fuses and Audi PNs for the parts is found here:
>Santa Rosa, CA
>1989 200TQ Sedan 10V
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