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The car keeps over heating , when driven for more han 10 min

When i drive the car for a few minutes sits at 90 degrees c for few minutes say 15 then starts to over heat so i have to turn on internal fans to cool engine
i have checked coolant levels all ok it has been flushed twice, garage have tried to look at this but they say fan is not kicking in when it should, any suggestions would be welcome.

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I suspect the thermostatic switch ,this switch reads the temperature of the coolent and sends a signal to the fans to kick in if faulty it will not work .get it tested or replace hope this helps you .adrian

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