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Matt, I have A3 sportback 170bhp with tectronic box, bought

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Hi Matt, I have A3 sportback 170bhp with tectronic box, bought new in Dec 2006. the cooling fan strarts before the oil has reached 90 deg, why is this!!
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Audi
Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 3 years ago.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hi Chantal

If I close the question do you refund my £15

Expert:  Matt replied 3 years ago.

sorry about the late reply

the cooling fan is set to come in at 93 deg C on the coolant, and then on a slow speed

if the coolant is hotter than this the fans switch to high speed

oil temperature doesn't have an influence but having the AC on or off does