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Old 06-20-2003, 06:36 PM   #1
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After driving a 93 Park Avenue the other day I happened to notice that it had 2 coling fans. Is my 89 supposed to have 2 fans? I haven't had a problem with overheated and I've changed my thermostat, but I was just wondering how many of you guys with 87-91 bonnies have 2 cooling fans?
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Wow! 2 Cooooling fans. I wish!!! Heck, I wish my '91 Olds had a simple water temperature guage. But, even with just the one radiator fan, I've had no problems with overheating. And last summer had to be the ultimate test on the cooling system. I also changed the coolant to Dex-Cool 3 years ago(along with the 195 degree 'stat). Yeah, yeah, I know what some of you think of Dex-Cool. But I have not had ANY problems, and the water pump is the original. So somehow those Unemployed Olds Engineers knew what they were doing when they designed the H-body Olds. Even with that ity-bity opening in the front grill and one cooling fan. Sorry I could not tell you what the Pontiac Engineers decided to include in the 87-91 Bonnevilles.
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thanks for the clarification.
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hey jr just measure your radiator'* size and buy a be-cool radiator through summit or jegs http://store.summitracing.com/defaul...&part=radiator
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um guys, my 87 has two fans in front of the radiator
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so does mine
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two rad fans on my 91 as well....
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um.....um...... jr and me get the shaft!!! that sucks! mine has one and I've never seen it come on! my car runs at like 155* at all times odd. makes me think the owner before me put a 160*thermo in it. any ideas???
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As requested.... the photos....

You can see the larger fan on the left, and the smaller one on the right.


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Inside Engine Shot of both fans
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Ditto..you beat me to it Merlin..
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