Sticking Thermostat May Cause Needless Engine Cooling Fan Operation on Land Rover Discovery

A sticking thermostat can cause the engine cooling fans to operate even if they are not needed for cooling.

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Average mileage: 139,972 (105,891–170,000)
11 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
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2000 Land Rover Discovery 144,000 mi,
Thermostat sticks at time causing engine to start to overheat
1995 Land Rover Discovery 140,000 mi,
Intermittent overheating. Probably the thermostat.
1999 Land Rover Discovery 170,000 mi,
Water temp goes up when AC is on
No solution yet. Still trying to solve the problem.