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dead fan clutch quick fix (look out for pix)
Posted 14 March 2006 - 04:40 PM
I decided that a electric fan was gonig to be my best bet.
I picked up a 12" hayden fan at the local checker parts store. to thier credit they were at least helpfull there unlike the ones around here.
removed the old fan assy.
reinstall bolts and then attach the new fan.
I wired it up using a fuse and a relay to come on any time the car is running. If I keep it that will need to be improved with a temp switch.
another forseable problem is increased dificulty in acessing the front of the motor.
I dont recomend this as the "best" fix. But it may get you out of a jam.
Posted 14 March 2006 - 05:04 PM
I wonder if the stock temp switch controlling the fan is heavy-duty enough to control two. Maybe you could hook it up to a relay to run your second fan. Just a thought.
Posted 14 March 2006 - 08:06 PM
my purfectly fine fan is happily sitting on the shelf where it will stay, unless $old
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