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A/C Condenser fan

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by mmatheny, Apr 22, 2011.

  1. mmatheny

    mmatheny [OP] Well-Known Member

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    My Taco A/C just doesn't cool very well when still or moving slowly. Being that the airflow though the condenser is directly related to the engine RPMs, I'm thinking about adding a condenser cooling fan. Any recommedations?
     
  2. mmatheny

    mmatheny [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Nothing??
     
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    Some people have converted to a full electric fan.
     
  4. mmatheny

    mmatheny [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Someone in another forum suggested I check the freon level - is there a site window on these systems, or do I need to depend on pressures?
     
  5. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    Use gauges.
     
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    Yep. Don't guess it, don't put too much in either. You may damage your unit in the long run. I wouldn't do the fan thing. Imo
     
  7. Boost JuNkY

    Boost JuNkY Well-Known Member

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    Its most likely the lack of fan speed. Convert to an electric fan setup. Pretty easy. I did it using a 16" puller fan and a honda thermo fan switch I had lying around with an override switch inside for the a/c on hot days.
     
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