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run on fan, how to test sensor
David Tong & Kent Crossley were talking about run on fans, here's what i'm
going through now with my fan:
The fan on my 90 hasn't been kicking on after shutdown also, so I pulled the
2 wires off of the sensor like Dave Head told me when I called him late at
night trying to figure it out,(the sensor is at the end of the valve cover)
and connected the 2 wires and....Brrrrrrrrrrrrrr, the fan kicked on!
SUCCESS! The part is $19 from IPC and is on it's way. NOW, my fan will
run for 10 minutes and shut off via a timer somewhere, but some Audi models
may let the fan run on until the battery dies! I was thinking that it would
have simpler for me to leave the sensor bypassed, because it never gets very
cold here in Orlando.
PS-since you all are taking an age survey, I'm 25, and on my 6th Audi!
May your Audi run strong, and your run on fan blow long!
/\ _I Christian J. Long and Breeze Heller (better half)
/ \ I_I I_I I Orlando, Florida, USA
University of Central Florida Alumni 1994
'90 Coupe Quattro Red/Blk, K&N cone, BBS rims, 83K, FL tag:QUATRO-1
'90 90 Gold/Tan, 74K
Past Audis: '80 5000T, '84 Coupe GT, '85 Coupe GT, '87 Coupe GT2.3