Re: Radiator fan
Originally Posted by FireRanger
Not exactly. That big round thing in the middle is a thermal clutch. The hotter it gets, more the clutch releases, the faster the fan turns. It will never ever stop completely. It can't. But as it gets hotter, the fan will speed up and you will noticeably hear it roar.
Lol, yeah that's what I meant. It is normal for it to be quite loud upon a cold start. Typically, a RWD vehicle will have a clutch fan whereas a FWD vehicle will have a electric fan. Of course, there are exceptions!
1987 2.3/TK5, 125K.
Last edited by EMB1230; 10-01-2010 at 02:13 PM.