Date: 10 Jun 2005 20:28:18 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <DaveHinznospamcop.net>
Subject: Re: radiator/overheating (was: horn not working????)


On Fri, 10 Jun 2005 20:17:28 GMT, John B <rotten_NOSPAM_nospam.org> wrote: > On 10 Jun 2005 19:14:09 GMT, Dave Hinz <DaveHinznospamcop.net> wrote: >> >> How so, John? >> > > Dave, > > I don't have my Bentley manual at hand, but as I recall, flow to the heater > core is stopped at high temps in order to divert all coolant to the radiator, > which is a far better heat exchanger. Hm, that's surprising and counterintuitive. Seems to me, that any heat transfer when you're getting overheated is better than no heat tranfer. > I think Grunff will back me up on this... The way I _thought_ it worked, was first the coolant is just engine and heater core, then when it gets above opening temperature, goes to engine, heater core, and radiator. Dave

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