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I have a 2003 Chevy Cavalier that when I came home from work yesterday and shut the car off, the fan continued to run. I haven't noticed any other problems with the car. Any advice on what is ca

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Sometimes the fan can run for up to 5 minutes after engine shut off depending on coolant temp as long as the vehicle is not overheating and the fan turns off after a few minutes this is normal operation

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SOURCE: Replace termostat in a 1998 chevy cavalier still run hot

you have to unscrew the bleeder vavle with the car on and wait intil the fluid runs though it and then tighten and it should be fixed

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SOURCE: Chevy cavalier temp guage stopped working on instrument panel

if the wiring is good and there are no blown fuses, likely the gauge itself will have to be replaced

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SOURCE: 1999 Chevy Cavalier Z24 2.4L cooling fan inoperative

yes you could have a bad ECT or the relay could be bad it sounds more like the relay is heating up and kicking out

Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: 2003 chevy cavalier cooling fan does not come on

ok heres a quick common thought of the day....ac triggers fan on ... fan comes on when it need to w/o ac on, so if it came on and shut off when you tapped on the fan, y would you think its a switch obviously the TEMP switch has nothing to do with the fans operation with the ac on... ok here try this, if the fan in your house wouldnt work when you turn it on, you tap on it it spins for a second then shuts back down, would you replace the wall socket? you verified the problem, tapping on the fan made it come on an shut back off so replace the fan ac is obviouosly commanding the fan on if you tapped it and it came on for a brief time, use ur noodle... you *******' that are misleading people who need help should be drug into the road and shot

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SOURCE: my 2003 chevy cavalier check engine light keeps

go to autoparts store and use their scanner to scan the computer and get the code. you may have to wait until you can catch it back on again. You can try resetting the computer by disconnecting battery for 30 minutes and see if that works first

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First check to see if the cooling fans on the radiator are working, You should be able to hear them from outside the car. Try turning on the a/c that should automatically make them come on. If they do not then you have a power loss to them. Check the relay under the hood by taking a small jumper wire and touching the terminals inside the plug going to the relay. If the fans run then the relay is bad. If they dont then it is possable that the cooling sensor is bad. Good luck. dont forget to rate.

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