16v fan temps

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16v fan temps

Post by IanS » Fri Dec 01, 2006 10:58 am

Can any of you wise fellows tell me at what temp the fans are meant to start?

At the moment both fans start when the gauge is on about 95 or 100.

Is this the right temp?


The temp sender in the radiator is a three pin unit and only about a year old.

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Post by IanS » Fri Dec 01, 2006 11:25 am

Several kind members have recently alerted me to the existance of the http://www.bx16valve.co.uk/forum/

In future, when appropriate I'll be putting my posts there.

Once again many thanks

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Post by jeremy » Fri Dec 01, 2006 1:58 pm

You will find lots of useful information on the 16 valve and other BX in the Haynes manual.

You can download it in English from here:

http://citroeny.cz/servis/servis.htm

I think its the top document under BX - the other information is useful too - especially the 2 parts books.

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Post by Toddman » Fri Dec 01, 2006 3:23 pm

This should help -
http://www.bx16valve.co.uk/16.html

You will find that many members are on both of these forums and we do try and help each othe rout as much as possible.

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Post by Jaba » Fri Dec 01, 2006 8:30 pm

I would expect them to come on at low speed before 95-100. The gauges are not in any way accurate it has to be said.

Do the fans come on when the aircon is working ? This is usually a good indication that the rad cooling circuit is working properly. The temperature they kick in is controlled entirely by the rad thermo switch. Are the connections good? They are a bit corrosion prone.
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Post by thanuttiscotsman » Sat Dec 02, 2006 2:55 pm

yup im on this forum too but i only now have a 16v! :wink: 8) :D
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