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Tom, read the Bentley Service Manual--not ALL (archive)

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Posted by engines need an engine fan (e)Steve on February 08, 2000 at 12:24:19:

In Reply to: think about this........ posted by Tom on February 08, 2000 at 10:46:36:

: Here's something to think about-- Which device on a car controls maximum engine (coolant) temperature? And which device controls minimum engine (coolant) temperature? The answers may surprise you. Most people think that the thermostat actually controls maximum temp, but it does not. The fan is what really controls max temp (keep in mind that I don't mean a car traveling on a highway, as the fan probably won't be spinning in that situation. Rather, I'm talking a car that's sitting at idle and fully warmed up.) So what controls minumum temp? Yup, the thermostat.




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