Re: [DML] Possible cooling problem?
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Re: [DML] Possible cooling problem?



220 is not overheating, although it seems a little high.  If your 
system can hold 15 lbs pressure for any length of time, your 
boiling point is closer to 250 degrees.  

The thermostat does not control the fans - the otterstat does.  That's
the switch in the coolant pipe on the left-hand side of the engine bay.

--
Mike


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> In a message dated 7/11/2005 4:26:01 P.M. Central Standard Time, 
> dmc4087@xxxxxxxxxxx writes: 
> 
> Hi 
> My cooling fans arent coming on until the temperature needle is slightly 
> below 220. On a friends De Lorean, the stage at which the fans come on is much 
> lower. Is the thermostat faulty? 
> The car doesnt overheat, but its very close. The coolant level is normal and 
> there are no leaks. 
> 
> 
> >>> 
> Is your otterstat pointed upwards or downwards? As in, do the wires connect 
> on top or below? 
> 
> You need to turn the pipe upsidedown if the wires are on top. 
> 
> Andy 
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