Lower temperature fan switches for Fiero's
The stock thermostat on the 85-88 V-6 Fiero and 84-86 L4 Fiero is 195°. The stock fan switch does not turn on until the coolant temp hits 235°!
There is a better way:
My 195° on and 185° off or my 210° on and 200° off fan switch will keep your Fiero running cool.
The 200°-210° fan switch allows you to retain the stock factory 195° thermostat but will turn the fan on at a more reasonable temperature! Just sit back and drive with no overheating worries!
Worried about "closed loop" operation? Closed loop occurs between 125° and 150° in the Fiero. Fuel mapping does get slightly richer at a lower temperatures but only slightly in this range. This comes from several "experts" in the field of engine management.
Fan switch location on the V-6 intake manifold.
To replace the switch you only have to remove the black rubber hose above it. If you replace the switch with the engine cold you will not loose a drop of anifreeze!
Installing this switch requires no wire cutting. The connector is the correct one for the stock Fiero wiring harness.
No need to sit in a traffic jam and worry about the coolant temperature and when will that fan come on!
A top quality auto part made by the same company that supplies Echlin switches.
Stant 13818 180 degree thermostat must be used in conjunction with the 195° /185° fan switch. A 210° on / 200° off switch is also available that will work with the both the stock 195° thermostat and the 180° thermostat and provides an excellent increase in cooling efficiency.
Note: Will not fit 84-86 L4 engines equiped with air conditioning, as these models use a dual connector switch. You can convert your dual speed fan to run on high only. There is no need to have a dual speed fan on a Fiero. Click here for this conversion kit.
Does not fit the 87-88 L4 Fiero. The fan is controlled by the ECM on the 87-88 L4 Fiero.
This switch fits most GM engines. It will also fit many other non GM engines as the 3/8" x 18 NPT is a very common size for fan switches. It is popular with Lotus owners.
The thread size is 3/8" x 18 NPT. If you would like to use this in a different vehicle the correct pigtail is available here.
Installation instructions included.
Lower temperature fan switches:
- 195/185 degree: $24.00
- 210/200 degree: $19.00
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