'87 4000 quattro cooling system
dvanden46 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 18:51:25 PDT 2015
Cool. Thanks. That should save me some time looking for something that
isn't there, yet that has probably been my unfortunate strategy all along.
Anyway, I am anxious to get all the new components of the cooling system on
to see if the temperature reads lower. They have to be delivered first. I
think it was indeed having some problems because the expansion tank is
actually a little warped and has a tiny crack in it. And the shop that is
cleaning and fixing the radiator called me today and told me it would take
On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 8:58 PM, Huw Powell <audi at humanspeakers.com> wrote:
> Whoops, I should have remembered that! Or gone out to the field and
> looked at the Coupe.
> I've just become so used to the 90, I forget the little differences.
> On 6/4/2015 8:44 PM, Jan Pinkowish wrote:
>> The cooling fan for the type 85 '84-'87 4kq and CGT 5-cyl does not have a
>> resistor in the circuit to control speed. It is either off or on.
>> A good modification is to take the ground wire to the fan, cut it,
>> install an inline 50amp fuse using the same gauge wire, and then ground the
>> fan to a big bolt in the engine compartment. Then, if the fan draws a
>> too-high current, the fuse will blow, you will not get any melted wires in
>> the fan harness, and your car will not burn..
>> On 6/4/2015 11:02 AM, dvanden46 at gmail.com wrote:
>>> Well it looks like I am getting the cooling system up to par on this 87
>>> 4000 Quattro. Part of that process is getting the cooling fan working
>>> right. As it has been brought to my attention that the reason my cooling
>>> fan may only operate in high speed because of the resistor, does anyone
>>> know where the resistor is and what it looks like?
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