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    Default Direct radiator fan opinion from expert.

    AOA, All pakwhellers, I have recently bought civic 2000 vti orial automatic with direct radiator fan.

    I have recently serviced the radiator and poured 3- litres of liqui moly coolant in it. Also I have changed all oils.

    I want to know direct radiator fan is good for my car? If not, how to properly automate the radiator and which components are required with cost of each components required for this purpose?

    Any help will appreciate. Thanks in advance.


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    Direct fan is never good for any car. Always make sure it is auto. Also, check if the thermostat valve is installed or not. But my bet is it wont be there as fan was direct. Go to any electrician and tell him ke fan auto karna hai. Tell him to check if valve is there or not. He will check the auto switch as well and if it is working, it is just a matter of connecting two wires. Five minutes task...
    IF not then he will install a new switch and then make it auto.

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    Quote Originally Posted by galant1 View Post
    AOA, All pakwhellers, I have recently bought civic 2000 vti orial automatic with direct radiator fan.

    I have recently serviced the radiator and poured 3- litres of liqui moly coolant in it. Also I have changed all oils.

    I want to know direct radiator fan is good for my car? If not, how to properly automate the radiator and which components are required with cost of each components required for this purpose?

    Any help will appreciate. Thanks in advance.
    normally mechanic remove the fan switch
    Direct fans do nothing and car has 2 fans both were auto before but a genius mechanic removed the switch and made the fans direct one after the other the fans are going bad and the car heats too
    BTW how much did the coolant cost ?

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    @Fahad.Ayub

    Thanks for replying to me. Genuine Liqui moly collant cost me Rs.1260 for 3-litres and 1-litre cost me Rs.420 . I poured 3 bottles of 1-litre in radiator as well as in reservoir bottle.

    I think that condenser fan is auto but radiator fan is direct. Also thermostat is removed by previous owner.

    Also tell me which components with cost are required for making fan auto?

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    Thanks for replying to me. Electrician is my friend and he had solve lot of complicated issues with my previous gallant. Also thermostat is removed by previous owner.

    Please tell me which components are used with cost for making fan auto?

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    Quote Originally Posted by galant1 View Post
    @Fahad.Ayub

    Thanks for replying to me. Genuine Liqui moly collant cost me Rs.1260 for 3-litres and 1-litre cost me Rs.420 . I poured 3 bottles of 1-litre in radiator as well as in reservoir bottle.

    I think that condenser fan is auto but radiator fan is direct. Also thermostat is removed by previous owner.

    Also tell me which components with cost are required for making fan auto?
    You might want to get a new thermostat valve installed and the fans auto
    look at the thermostat housing (where the upper radiator hose is) and look for a switch like this
    Direct radiator fan opinion from expert. - Fanswitch ground bolts
    if not present get the switch and ask your electrician to wire it up or you can do it yourself (thats the case with my city the switch is not connected )

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    No idea about the costs but u would need a switch if the prev one is not working and a thermo valve. Nothing else as far as I think...

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    As electrician is your friend (lucky you), dont worry about anything. These switches are available with almost all the electricians. In my opinion, it should be near 500 rupees...only

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    Today bought New Honda Genuine Thermostat valve for Rs. 750. Switch is working fine, so fit new thermostat that you are mentioned in pics. But bad thing is that some of loqui mily coolant is wasted during opening for fitting the new thermostat. So fill the radiator and reservoir bottle with water because I don't have money for putting the 2 or more bottles of coolant in radiator.

    No experts tell me adding the water is dangerous for radiator in the presence of some part of coolant?

    Also heat gauge needle in the mid of gauge showing at speedometer with AC but not move above from the mid of gauge showing in speedometer. Is this is fine or not? Also, bonnet is also hot but I can touch it??????

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    first of all...

    Mixing tap water with coolant is no problem...coolants come either concentrated or pre-diluted. in any case, mixing water is not a problem.

    When on auto, the fan will keep ur temp gauge in middle. it works that way...keep a close eye though..if the needle goes up from the middle, there is a problem.
    Whenever a bird shits on my car, I eat a plate of scrambled eggs on my front porch just to let them know what I'm capable of...

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    @ c4capricorn

    Thanks for replying to me. Thanks God, you solved my big problem.

    Also needle is at mid and not moving up with AC. If the needle is moving up, what will be factors that cause this problem?????

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    Quote Originally Posted by galant1 View Post
    Today bought New Honda Genuine Thermostat valve for Rs. 750. Switch is working fine, so fit new thermostat that you are mentioned in pics. But bad thing is that some of loqui mily coolant is wasted during opening for fitting the new thermostat. So fill the radiator and reservoir bottle with water because I don't have money for putting the 2 or more bottles of coolant in radiator.

    No experts tell me adding the water is dangerous for radiator in the presence of some part of coolant?

    Also heat gauge needle in the mid of gauge showing at speedometer with AC but not move above from the mid of gauge showing in speedometer. Is this is fine or not? Also, bonnet is also hot but I can touch it??????

    you wasted coolant in thermostat change? How did you manage that?

    in normal procedure you slide a shallow tub under the car, unscrew the drain and wait for it to fill about 2 litres so it drops below the thermostat level then do your work and refill the system with what is in the tub.
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    @ Xulfiqar

    It is my honour of coming gurus in my thread

    Not fully wasted but some part round abound 1.5-1.7l is still available in radiator and I filled the radiator + reservoir bottle with tap water. But this was done by my dam electrician. After that time my mechanic realised him that he did wrong and he apologized me. At that time, I have short of money and can't refill the radiator with luqui molly coolant.

    1. Please tell me, is any danger of adding tap water in pre diluted coolant.

    2. Also tell me temp gauge needle is in the mid. Is any danger of coming the needle in mid?

    3. Also tell me if needle goes up from mid level, what we have to consider to solve this problem. Radiator is recently serviced. Thanks

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    so your mechanic/electrician drained the coolant on the ground? he did not have anything to say about your lost money?

    you can fill up with tap water to get home, even drive a few weeks - but drain it and fill again with proper coolant ratio to keep it protected, if your engine is still heating up then find the culprit, it usually is an air pocket somewhere.
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    back to the original topic

    motors (carbon brush type) have a finite life measured in hours. If you run the motor all the time it will end its life very soon.
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