Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2001 23:15:33 +0200
From: "WoX" <woxmannopsamnl>
Subject: Re: Engine Fan on 9-3 SE LPT


There is indeed a relation between AC(C) and the fan(s). Whenever you put on the AC the fan will kick in. Reason for this is the following. The AC works as a gigant refrig. If you touch you frig at the backside, you'll notice it gets hot. The same appears in your car. The fan takes care that this heat is "blown" away. For that reason it kicks in the moment the AC runs. Herbert "Stephen Gant" <stephen.gantnopsamorld.com> schreef in bericht news:hr1X6.23266$A45.3122255nopsam2-win.server.ntlworld.com... > > I have a 9-3SE 2.0 LPT (UK) with Auto Climate Control. Could anyone confirm > if it is normal for the engine fan to run a lot of the time on this car ? > Basically, even when the engine is not very warm (before mid point on the > temp gague) the engine fan seems to run a lot of the time. The car does not > overheat or anything (and I don't loose any coolant fluid) so I was just > wondering if it's normal for the fan to run like this as I'm due the 18k > service soon and was going to mention this when it's still under warranty. > If I turn off the ACC system then the engine fan only comes on when I am > sitting in heavy traffic on a hot day which I expect. Therefore, I assume > that use of the ACC is related to the fan kicking in ? > > Thanks in anticipation for any response. > > > > >

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