[ba] radiator fan issues

Ti Kan ti at amb.org
Fri Oct 8 05:19:24 EDT 2004

audion at serversmiths.com writes:
> ...
> So, all I can think is that the switch in the bottom of the radiator is 
> intermittent in some way.
> But thought I would ask before I go and swop it out as I have to drain 
> everything.

Sounds like you either have a bad thermoswitch or intermittent

> I noted that there are a couple of different switches available on the 
> online parts sources and any advice about those is welcomed.

I think your '82 has just a single-speed fan, right?  The different
switches are probably just different specs, designed to activate the fan 
at different temperatures.  I recommend that you stay with the stock
spec (90-95 deg C cut-in and 85-90 deg C cut-out).

Ti Kan
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