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My Alfa 146 boxer 1.7 cooling fans was modified it's running status to automatically run when start the engine.Benefit of this my engine temp slightly lower and air cond more colds.Could anyone comments or give an ideas ?
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That's a really bad idea The engine will take longer to get to operating temperature, and you're likely to burn out the fan motor too
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Hi and welcome. Maybe do a search for information or check out the technical forums. Cheers
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...and you'll use more fuel!

Really depends on the weather in Malaysia, if it's hot where you are then no problem.

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sounds like thermostat has gone, i think
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Thanks for the comment seem it's just short solution,i need to protect fan motor too or will cost me after.Any ideas how to give air-cond colder, was changed to new condenser,cooling coil, filter and compressor temp still not satisfied.Malaysia weather pretty hot
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