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How do I get the Rad and Bay fans to come on without disconnecting sensors etc? I would like to see them work under "normal" driving/stationary modes if that is possible.
I assume the Rad fan would come on if the car is stationary for some time with the engine running and I would see the temperature guage rise above normal at the same time.
I'm not sure about the Bay fan at all.
Thanks for any help
As you guessed, the rad fan will come on after about 20 mins of idling, but you should see no change in the temperature gauge - it is too heavily damped and is basically useless :-)
The engine bay fan is another matter and is unlikely to be easily provoked on. However, I'm told that on MPi's they come on reasonably frequently, but on my VVC it rarely ever kicks in.
|on my mpi the engine bay fan kicks in all the time, quite funny sitting near a kerb and suddenly someones shins get hit by hot air!|
|After I went for another manifold and downpipe my engine bay fan comes on regularly (VVC).|
@Edd : It sucks air in, it doesn't blow it out.
|mgtfbr>the sensor location|
VVC and MPi is the same funcion.
The VVC has an overheating indication from the sensor (comes off at 130
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