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2003 Saturn Vue electric fan always running

Shortly after starting the car, the electric fan kicks on. It runs continuously regardless of engine temperature, outside temp, or the air conditioning being on. I checked to see if the air conditioner compressor was always running, but it was not. Any ideas what could cause this? Thanks for your help.

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Check the fan relay, probably in fuse box in the engine compartment. Check owners manual to be sure. I have seen these melt causing fan to run all the time.

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