[V8] Overheating, loss of electric fan 92 V8 4.2
ron_01056 at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 17 11:12:28 EDT 2007
I whole heartily agree Scott. But the gauge being the
problem is like way down the list. Could all so be the
Serp driven fan bearing, t-stat like Andrew suggested,
The IC triggers the rad fan. If the gas & coolant
gauge's aren't working then the rad fan doesn't kick
But I think Dag has a 4.2 car?..memory loss..but I've
found the 4.2 clusters not to exsibit the same IC
wakyness as the early 3.6 cars.
But it is a good idea to test all the system
parts..it get"..or just "toss parts" at the car till
it's fixed.s expensive when you try to "shot gun
Maybe take a look at this Dag....
--- QSHIPQ at aol.com wrote:
> After doing a couple of unnecessary radiator
> replacements in my wife's car,
> I decided to actually verify that there actually was
> a problem. Indeed,
> there was, the gauge in the instrument cluster would
> read fine on the highway,
> and high around town. The IR temp gun confirmed
> that the engine was at normal
> temps, and the ecu fan speed trigger was dead nuts
> Before you change a darn thing, make sure there's a
> real problem.
> Scott Justusson
> In a message dated 7/17/2007 8:41:45 A.M. Central
> Daylight Time,
> v8q at bellsouth.net writes:
> The prime indicaof a partially clogged radiator is
> that is is fine on
> the highway, but overheats in town.
> Ron Wainwright wrote:
> > Not sure if it was mentioned yet Andrew, or not
> > if the t-stat is there at all...LOL
> > But it is a good point. But the history of these
> > says it's the rad.
> > Ron
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