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Old 07-27-2010, 07:51 PM   #10
Dr. Flyview
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Unless the mechanical clutch fan is radically different on an e46 than and e36, it would never really "turn off". It maintains a constant grip. In your case, it's too tight, spinning with the engine rpms. I don't think you can hear it past 40km/h because of the wind noise...

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