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Old 07-17-2005, 22:02   #1 (permalink)
JB
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cooling fan relay on '92 240

I don't think my cooling fan is coming on and my temp. gauge needle is
rising...then it will return to normal but will rise(not quite to the red
zone) especially when I idle for a few minutes.
Where is the cooling fan relay?
Or could it be something else.
Thanks,
JB


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Old 07-17-2005, 22:02   #2 (permalink)
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Re: cooling fan relay on '92 240


"JB" <baileytest@cableone.net> wrote in message
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> I don't think my cooling fan is coming on and my temp. gauge needle is
> rising...then it will return to normal but will rise(not quite to the red
> zone) especially when I idle for a few minutes.
> Where is the cooling fan relay?
> Or could it be something else.
> Thanks,
> JB
>
>


A '92 240 has an engine driven fan so there's no relay, it uses a viscous
clutch on the fan shaft which does occasionally fail.


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Old 07-17-2005, 23:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: cooling fan relay on '92 240

Thanks.
Isn't there another smaller fan in front of the radiator? Isn't it electric?
I think that's the part I'm talking about.
Would appreciate your opinion.
jb
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> "JB" <baileytest@cableone.net> wrote in message
> news:11dm9rjlqjfab76@corp.supernews.com...
> > I don't think my cooling fan is coming on and my temp. gauge needle is
> > rising...then it will return to normal but will rise(not quite to the

red
> > zone) especially when I idle for a few minutes.
> > Where is the cooling fan relay?
> > Or could it be something else.
> > Thanks,
> > JB
> >
> >

>
> A '92 240 has an engine driven fan so there's no relay, it uses a viscous
> clutch on the fan shaft which does occasionally fail.
>
>



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Old 07-18-2005, 09:02   #4 (permalink)
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Re: cooling fan relay on '92 240

Perhaps:

Plugged radiator
Stuck stat
Worn fan clutch (if the car has one)



"JB" <baileytest@cableone.net> wrote in message
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> I don't think my cooling fan is coming on and my temp. gauge needle is
> rising...then it will return to normal but will rise(not quite to the red
> zone) especially when I idle for a few minutes.
> Where is the cooling fan relay?
> Or could it be something else.
> Thanks,
> JB
>
>



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Old 07-19-2005, 01:02   #5 (permalink)
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Re: cooling fan relay on '92 240

"JB" <baileytest@cableone.net> wrote in message
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> Thanks.
> Isn't there another smaller fan in front of the radiator? Isn't it
> electric?
> I think that's the part I'm talking about.
> Would appreciate your opinion.
> jb
>

I had a failed fan (I think it is called the auxiliary fan) in front of the
radiator/AC condensor on our '85 765T, but replacing the viscous clutch
completely cured the symptoms you describe. Ours would flit with the red
within a minute of coming to a stop in the Phoenix summer until I replaced
the fan clutch. Be prepared to be shocked by the price - almost $100 US
aftermarket or about $200 US from Volvo! I went with the after market.

In an effort to improve the operation of our A/C I also replaced the fan a
couple years later but didn't really notice a difference. In ours there is
no actual relay, only a thermal sensor in the lower radiator hose.

Mike

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>> "JB" <baileytest@cableone.net> wrote in message
>> news:11dm9rjlqjfab76@corp.supernews.com...
>> > I don't think my cooling fan is coming on and my temp. gauge needle is
>> > rising...then it will return to normal but will rise(not quite to the

> red
>> > zone) especially when I idle for a few minutes.
>> > Where is the cooling fan relay?
>> > Or could it be something else.
>> > Thanks,
>> > JB
>> >
>> >

>>
>> A '92 240 has an engine driven fan so there's no relay, it uses a viscous
>> clutch on the fan shaft which does occasionally fail.
>>
>>

>
>



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Old 07-19-2005, 10:02   #6 (permalink)
Mike F
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Re: cooling fan relay on '92 240

JB wrote:
>
> Thanks.
> Isn't there another smaller fan in front of the radiator? Isn't it electric?
> I think that's the part I'm talking about.
> Would appreciate your opinion.
> jb


On the later 240s the relay for the electric fan is clipped to a bracket
on the coil. Look for a black relay with 4 round pins.

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Mike F.
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