Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 03:33:08 +0000 (UTC) From: Craig's Saab C900 Site <c900nospam.apana.org.au> Subject: Re: Radiator Fan - help/question
mojavegnospamsp.com (Everett M. Greene) writes: >"timmy" <roche.johnnospaml.com> writes: >> When should the radiator fan come on. Normal operating temperature is >> halfway up the temperture gauge. So I guess it should not come on as >> long as it stays around this. How far up does the temperture needle >> need to go before the fan should kick in? >I live in very hot area and my experience has been that >the fan rarely operates. The only time I've noticed it >operating for many years is occasionally when coming >into the garage on an especially hot day and then only >for a minute or less. In a cooler climate you could >possibly go for years without the fan ever operating. I'm in Australia and in my classic 900's, the radiator fan(s) operates often and regularly during 'normal' driving, but of course out on an open freeway there's much more airflow so it won't come on as often or at all. Craig. -- Craig's Saab C900 Page at | Craig's Classic Saab Workshop - Sydney .au http://lios.apana.org.au/~c900 | http://www.classicsaab.net and other URL's Email: c900nospam.apana.org.au | For Saab 99/C900/9000 Enthusiasts World-Wide! Alternate: saabonautnospaml.com | Web-forums, galleries, library, links, etc.