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quiksilver1

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is there a way to bring on my thermo fans at a lower temp? im in QLD,my car temp goes up and down heaps driving in traffic.it only goes slightly over half and back down to quarter but i would like to keep it more consistant by bringing in the fan at a lower temp.has anyone done this? Or am i worrying too much...cheers
 

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Keep the air-con turned on. The fans then come on earlier.
 

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That sounds about normal. Within the range on the gauge described, the engine temp will be varying between about 95 and 103C, give or take. The gauge isn't linear.
 

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Holden released a revised temp sender, easy to tell the difference, the bakerlite around the connector is clear, old ones i think are black.
Its sposed to read lower on the guage.
 

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is there a way to bring on my thermo fans at a lower temp? im in QLD,my car temp goes up and down heaps driving in traffic.it only goes slightly over half and back down to quarter but i would like to keep it more consistant by bringing in the fan at a lower temp.has anyone done this? Or am i worrying too much...cheers
I wouldn't worry about this at all, what you describe is perfectly normal. Just make sure you are running the correct coolant, 50% water and 50% concentrate, and that will help not only in keeping corrosion to a minimum, but it will also help the engine run cooler.
 

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i made a switch so i can turn it on anytime, theres a blue wire with white line comming from the ecu from the passengers footwell, just hack into that wire,with another wire connect it to a switch and another wire fron an earth to the switch thats it done. the ecu still has control this way, so if you turn the a/c on the fan can still work and if you temp gets over half the ecu can still turn it on by itself, now if i see it the temp creeping up i just switch it on, or doing standstills or wateva i just leave it on
 

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I Did that too, when ever the car starts crawling to half way on the temp, i just press the button,

Get awesome fuel economy now, my mechanic say, keep the engine not at cold and not a half way and I should get good kms

and i do, shitted fuel injectors and I get 600km on city driving and 800 on country driving ,(long trips to bathurst uni and back)
 
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