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Overheating 1999 kia sportage

Drove almost 500k's highway got 20mins from home and it overheated. thermo fan wont kick in. we have tested it and fan works when connected to battery. we have checked fuses and changed coolant sensor.

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You probably need a coolant fan relay should fix your problem

Posted on Jan 23, 2013

  • rebecca Jan 23, 2013

    where is that located the 2 main fuses in the engine bay are fine

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check fuse and relay for fan switch. replace both if needed. real cheap fix.

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Possible early signs of a water pump problem. A failing waterpump will circulate coolent when the RPMS are high but when you slow down, so does the waterpump, thereby causing overheating.

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