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The dual fans in the engine are not running.

I just bought a used 97 Dodge Stratus and noticed that the dual fans under the hood were not running. Someone said that they only run when the engine gets hot. Is this true?

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Yes, they should only run when the engine gets to a certain temperature. If they still fail to operate then you may want to check your fuses and relays both inside the car and in the engine bay to make sure they are all good.

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Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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