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Coolant fan stopped working

The two coolant fans stopped working and the engine runs a little warmer than usual,but fuses in fuse box are fine.how do i know if the fuses under the hood are bad by looking at them.is this the probable cause?

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Try this.. turn on your a/c ... then look at the fans.. if fuses are good at least one fan will come on.. coolant temp sensor and radiator fan switch are most likely the problem... one goes bad takes your temp enabled fan away... i usually change both at same time.. normally like $12 each or so.. some teflon tape a socket and a little coolant should get you fixed... also.. make sure when you do this the car has been off for a LONG period of time. any coolant in there will be VERY hot if not.. hope i help

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