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Radiator fan runs continually

Even when engine is cold and a/c not running

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    Does the fan run when the key is off?

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I would try replacing the relay in case it shorted, otherwise you have to trace the wires to the short. you can get wiring diagrams out of a chilton's at any auto store

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Radiator Fan continuously running with engine off, discharging battery

It is not the fault: for long time Renault has that concept, that is to prevent engine oveheating when coolant circulation is suddenly stopped.

Radiator fan can continue to work up to 10 minutes after engine is off. You should worry about it only if it wouldn't stop even after 10 minutes.

Posted on Oct 12, 2008

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SOURCE: The electric radiator cooling fan will not turn off

As long as the fan eventually shuts off this isn't a problem,the fan will continue to run for a bit after the car is turned off,once it reaches a set temprature it will turn off.

Posted on May 02, 2009

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SOURCE: My 1999 Buick regal radiator fan won't stop

The Cooling Fan RELAY Is STUCK CLOSED Replace RELAY

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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SOURCE: 1995 olds 88 royal. the cooling fans for radiator

you may have a faulty temp, switch replace unit

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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SOURCE: electric fan continues to run even when car is off

OK, This should get you started on the problem. You need to remove the Fuse first to stop it running. Locate the fan switch and check that it is not permanently on (Short Circiut). If it is, Fit a new switch.
If not, then you need to locate the Fan Relay Switch and see if this is stuck on.
Thats assuming you do not have a short circiut in the wiring loom.

You can drive without the fan but not in slow traffic, you must have airflow across the radiator to avoid damaged. Do not allow the car to overheat.

Posted on Oct 04, 2009

SOURCE: Cooling fan continues to run too long with engine off.

The thermostat switch need to be check and change.

Posted on Feb 02, 2010

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