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Cooling fans The coolant fans would not shut off when u turned of the van and they would stay on until the battery cable was disconected.I have changed the thermostat and sensor.Finally all of a sudden now the fans dont work at all.Why

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In the front bumper on driver side behind the front grill lttle rectangular piece with dimple on it that our problem fan relay check it out pierre

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