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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:59 am    Post subject: air con fan Reply with quote

hi, started 996 carrera yesterday and noticed only one radiator fan working, have been advised its resistor that works first stage speed , this is the metal tube that sits in the clips at the bottom of the radiator?, has anybody done this repair? and where do i order one? thanks for reading, regards to all
 
  
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alex yates
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

They're quite expensive. If you can DIY, search on here for RS ballast resistor for a cheaper fix.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is the fan working at all? I only ask as mine doesn't work and I assumed it to be a resistor, in fact its the fan that's gone so worth checking.

For a C2/4, a new OE spec fan is not too expensive from car parts 4 less, it seems to include a resistor, and is not a lot more than a new resistor from design911.
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