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My Hyundai Getz 1.6 cdx overheats when it stops at a crossroads

Or when stationary in a traffic queue.I have noticed that the radiator fan is not functional when the car starts to overheat.Has anyone had a similar problem? I dont think there is anything wrong with the fan assembly. Thanks

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    Ot Tap May 11, 2010

    need more info please.

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TIME TO REPLACE THE COOLING FAN. AND WHILE YOUR AT IT. REPLACE THE COOLANT TEMP SENSOR

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