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: 2001 cooling issues

05-22-2011, 04:28 PM
The car will do prolonged highway driving and the temp gauge will just about stay in a nice range{stong quarter reading}. Upon stoping{idling}, the needle will jump to a wee bit over half and stay there until I roll again. The two fans are not coming on. It was my intent to disconnect thermal switch in radiator tank, and then jump wiring to see if thermal switch is trash. I don't know how to disconnect electrical from thermal switch. I certainly have limited visability and access{from bottom with pan removed}.
I also can't figure out which fuse would control fans.
...easier method to see if thermal switch is trash? How does electrical get removed from thermal switch? :(