Date: 10 Jul 2006 05:31:52 -0700
From: "timmy" <>
Subject: Re: Radiator Fan - help/question

There is a sensor in the expansion bottle which holds the water. do you think that this sounds like it. There doesn't seem to be any other sensor in the radiator. Is this the same sensor that sends the temperature to the temperature gauge in the cabin? As the temperature gauge in the car seems to be working fine. ShazWozza wrote: > timmy wrote: > > > > I'm trying to rule things out - There is some sort of sensor mounted on > > the front of the car just below the grill and in front of the radiator? > > It's made by siemens and about the size of a 50 cent (euro) coin, What > > is this? Is it related to the fan functionig? > > That isn't the fan temp sensor, it might be an external air temp sensor. > > A thermo switch controls the fan. They get old and work intermittently or > not at all. Trace the fan motor wire back to it. The thermo switch screws > into the radiator tank (where it senses the water temperature).

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