[V8] Overheating, loss of electric fan 92 V8 4.2
dag.boesterud at consulgranada.net
Mon Jul 16 20:05:47 EDT 2007
I disconnected the sensor in the radiator. The fan now runs, probably fan
If driving slowly, the temperature still rises to 220-230 F.
Guess I'll be calling my local Audi-dealer tomorrow. My credit card will
probably have a fit.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tony and Lillie" <tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net>
To: "Ron Wainwright" <ron_01056 at yahoo.com>; "MORRALEE David"
<David.Morralee at alcatel-lucent.com>
Cc: <v8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 1:35 AM
Subject: Re: [V8] Overheating, loss of electric fan 92 V8 4.2
> I'll absolutely second that one. I have a new "make to fit" rad in my car.
> Can't use the A/C when it's over 85 or so outside. I saved avout $100 over
> factory one. Is it worth it? Well, I certainly don't think so!
> Tony Hoffman
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ron Wainwright" <ron_01056 at yahoo.com>
> To: "MORRALEE David" <David.Morralee at alcatel-lucent.com>
> Cc: <v8 at audifans.com>
> Sent: Monday, July 16, 2007 9:46 AM
> Subject: Re: [V8] Overheating, loss of electric fan 92 V8 4.2
> I agree with SD...sounds like the rads clogged. If the
> rad fan works.
> & if it is the rad & you need to buy a new
> one...DON'T I repeat...DON'T get an aftermarket non
> OEM rad. They don't fit! New OE rads are round $350 to
> $400 I think. A few years ago when I replaced one on
> my ol Pearl Beast I paid $320 shipped for an OE rad
> from Chris Semple at force5auto in Concord, NH.
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