Radiator Fan Fusible Link

Peter Schulz peschulz at cisco.com
Wed Jun 12 10:12:15 EDT 2002


Curious -

Did your fuse mount still have the cover or was it missing?


At 08:04 PM 6/11/2002 -0400, TM wrote:
>Talk about luck- I was headed on the way to the dealership when the
>fusible link
>broke. This piece of metal corroded on me and nearly left me stranded.
>I was able to shut the car down while stopped in traffic and had the
>heat blasting
>on max to try and keep the engine cool.
>Now I see why people keep spares in the car. One thing I'd suggest,
>though- also make
>sure you have a decent #2 Philips screwdriver that can fit in small
>spaces, spare
>machine screws, vise grips and/or small socket in case the head strips.
>I might try and
>find a stainless replacement as I don't want to go through this again
>(the screws that is).
>I'll drop off a box of doughnuts for the guys at the dealership
>tomorrow, they were a life-
>saver when all I had on me was a cheap screwdriver and one screw's head
>stripped out.
>I plan on changine mine annually from now on- it's cheap insurance and
>they don't cost
>much at all.
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Peter Schulz
1990 CQ
1991 200 20v TQW indigo mica
1991 200 20v TQW titanium grey
Chelmsford, MA USA
peschulz at cisco.com

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