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Fan turns on and off all the time

The motors fan turns on and off all the time but the car is not running hot at all.
this problem just started.

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  • jjohn8747 Jan 08, 2009

    the problem is that it is now cycling more often than before. it seems like it cycles all the time weather it is cold or hot. could it be a sensor for the fan motor?



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It is normal for the fan to cycle between on and off even though the temperature gage reads normal.
Anytime the coolant temperature rises by approximately 10 degrees above the normal operating temperature the fan cycles on but you won't notice the gage show that small of an increase.

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  • Hayward Cowan Jan 09, 2009

    The only information I saw at the time I entered this solution was the inital question.

    Had I been aware of the additional comment I would have answered differently.



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It will most likely be a Thermos fan switch if you go to parts store git a new one they can point out to you where it is located ,most of the time they are in the head near the thermostat ,but some times they are in the radiator hope this helps . IT could also be the relay,you could ground the thermo fan switch it should cause the fan to run then you will know that the relay is OK ,hope this is some help ,feel free to ask if we can be of any further assistance Thank you.

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