Radiator fan

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aopop
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Radiator fan

#1 Post by aopop » Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:05 pm

I don't think my radiator fan is working on my 1991 416 any ideas also where is the fuse location so I can check that? Thanks

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Re: Radiator fan

#2 Post by crepello » Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:22 pm

With that vintage, the fan will be controlled by the thermal switch in the side of the radiator.
You could unplug the loom from this, then short the connector terminals **with nothing dangling
near the fan**. It should start. If so, the electrics are OK.

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Re: Radiator fan

#3 Post by Mr Teddy Bear » Wed Apr 21, 2021 3:27 pm

I did this with my 414 M reg' it proves that the fan functions and indicates a duff thermistor that sits in the side of the rad' :)
Teddy Bear

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