Date: Tue, 25 May 1999 20:59:58 GMT
From: (Bob Landry)
Subject: Re: Temp sending unit?

On Tue, 25 May 1999 07:34:50 -0400, "Eric Law" <> wrote: > In my experience, overheating only on the highway is often an indication of a bad >radiator (clogged). The fans, which incidentally are controlled by a >completely different sensor, should not be a factor at highway speeds. >OTOH, if it's overheating in traffic, it could definitely be a fan related >problem. Or, more likely, a problem with the temp sensor on the radiator. > Eric Law > >DamonP228 <damonp228nopsamcom> wrote in message > >> I just took a 650 mile trip in my Sabb 900s 1988. I think my temp sending >unit >> might be faulty. As I drove further the temp gauge keep going up to >almost the >> red zone. SNIP >Could >> it cause the fans not to turn on and run at the right times or other temp >> related problems? Thanks in advance. No. >> dp > Check out for further information on overheating and some recommended changes to the relays/wiring/sensors to overcome these problems. Definitely in the DIY category of repairs. Bob Landry Landlocked in Utah, dreamin' of the Islands... ICQ# 760113

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