Electrical & Lights Fans going on and off every 30 odd seconds

Discussion in '7th Generation (2003-2008) [Acura TSX]' started by BLUEONDA, Monday 27th Aug, 2012.

  1. BLUEONDA Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Hi, i have the honda accord 2004 2.0 ex and noticed today on tickover the fans go on and off every 20 to 30 seconds, just wanting to know if this is normal as havent been in the honda scene for long. Thanks
     
  2. SayamaAccord Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

    Is this with climate control switched on?
     
  3. BLUEONDA Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    I think it's with it switched off. Can you turn climate control on seperate to air con? I shell have to double check. How do you turn climate control on and off?
     
  4. SayamaAccord Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

    If it's on the right hand button on the row under the satnav screen will have a green light on and then it's normal for aircon to engage every few seconds which includes a fan switching on briefly.
     
  5. BLUEONDA Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Ok cool. I shell have a little play tomorrow. Thanks
     
  6. Doc Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Matt Peterborough
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    It's perfectly normal. Mine does it when it's sitting idling on a hot day. I noticed it the other day while my car was sitting in the drive while cleaning it. Any other time my fan very rarely comes on which is why i noticed it. It's due to it only idling and not circulating water very quickly along with no air passing over the radiator cooling the water down.
     
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  7. BLUEONDA Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    It's nice to know that I'm not going mad then lol I will still have a little play around as I haven't had all this climate control before. Had the car about 3 weeks now and loving it. Cracking motor.