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post #49 of (permalink) Old 06-08-2016, 05:56 AM
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Originally Posted by dave300D93 View Post
Thanks for the explanation....but it still doesn't make sense how the miniscule weight of a fluid can affect a seal that is subjected to much greater extremes like heat, pressure, expansion, contraction....

But we as W124 owners have much bigger fish to fry than a pissy little fan clutch.....

It's a long term, storage shelf phenomenon. And some of these fans sit a long time until sold and not necessarily in climate controlled warehouses.

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