[ba] Re: [V6-12v] part number for 97 A4 V6 fan?
ti at amb.org
Sat Oct 16 01:16:16 EDT 2004
Lino M. Valadas writes:
> From: "robert weinberg" <centaurus3200 at yahoo.com>
> > anybody know the part number for the plastic cooling
> > fan? my wife's 97 A4 broke a blade. i'm assuming this
> > is not good for the waterpump if the fan is no longer
> > balanced.
> > does the fan connect to the water pump, like a bimmer
> > 325i?
> No. It should be an electric fan.
On the V6 cars, there is an engine-driven fan (via the serpentine belt)
as well as an electric fan. The normal cooling is done by the belt-driven
fan. Only when additional cooling is required (such as when A/C is on
or when there is an overtemp condition) would the electric fan come on.
On the biturbo S4, there are *two* auxiliary electric fans.
To answer Robby, the fan does not connect to the water pump. The water
pump on these cars is driven by the timing belt.
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