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An instrument for producing a current of air

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Why are the blades of car radiator fans unevenly spaced?

Fans that look like this: Is it to somehow help the balance of the engine?
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Shutting off fans at highway speeds

On my vehicle (92 Civic) and most others I've seen, the condenser fan comes on whenever the A/C clutch is engaged. This seems like a waste of electricity (and thus fuel) when cruising at 60-75 mph, ...
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Testing radiator fan

I took the fan out from my engine compartment and am now ready to test it. It consists of two fans, one larger than the other connected I believe in series with two large wires, one red, one brown ...
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When should engine fans turn on to cool transmission?

2010 Silverado 1500; automatic transmission; 500,000 km. I suspect the engine fans are not turning on when they should. Reason: When stuck in traffic recently, the truck became sluggish and slammed ...
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Loud whirring from AC compressor fans

I've seen a wide range of posts related to this topic, which makes it really difficult to narrow down relevant information that is applicable to my case. I'm hoping to get a more definitive answer by ...
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