Re: [DML] Engine fan clicking on and off
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Re: [DML] Engine fan clicking on and off



AC compressor.  You are probably low on Freon.


--- On Tue, 5/1/12, Adam Troy <abtphd@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Adam Troy <abtphd@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [DML] Engine fan clicking on and off
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 11:54 AM
> Hi all,
> 
> I was hoping I could get some free expert DMC advice! Over
> the past several
> weeks I've noticed that the engine fan has been clicking on
> and off in idle
> and while I was driving (sounded like the car was
> breathing).  When I took
> a look at the engine I noticed that the part of the engine
> shown in the
> video below was clicking on and off (the outer cap), and
> will spin and then
> stop and then spin again (spinning activates the engine
> fan).  In the video
> below the cap starts spinning at :08 and clicks off at :13.
> This repeats
> continuously.
> 
> http://youtu.be/p3jT7VlceKc
> 
> Is there an easy fix for this?  Otherwise, the car is
> in excellent shape.
> 
> Also, should the "cap" be spinning upon engine start or
> should it only spin
> when the engine temperature reaches a certain temp. 
> I've noticed that
> sometimes when I drive it stops clicking on and off,
> particularly after a
> period of time driving (it stays off).
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Adam Troy
> 
> 
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> 
> 
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