View Single Post
  #16  
Old 01-22-2013, 01:11 AM
JasonSC540ia JasonSC540ia is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Alamogetto NM
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 672
Mein Auto: 1999 740i
Quote:
Originally Posted by mcsimon View Post
I already stooped it with my fingers so I am deff gonna say fan clutch. No leaks that I can detect and I'm gonna do the old cigar trick to c if I can find vacuumed leaks if there is any thanks to all
Just because you stopped it with your fingers does not mean its bad. It just means it was not engaged at that time. Machanical fan engages and disengages below 2000 rpm. most common problem with the machanical fan is they engage and wont disengage. Then when you rev to 4-5k rpm its still engaged and they come apart causing catastrophic damage to the hood and all surrounding componants. Your damn lucky you still have 5 fingers. Sounds to mean like you need to take your car to someone who knows what there doing.
Reply With Quote