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My protege 94 leaks black smoke from engine after traveling 1 or 2 mile. When I see cooling fan after starting engine, it does not rotate. what might be the possible cause.

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  • ntruji11 May 11, 2010

    You said that you don't see fan rotating after starting the engine but what about after driving those 1 or 2 miles?

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The fan does not rotate all the time.
Temp. senor provide reading to the computer ECU and it will trigger a fan relay to turn on the fan.
The three leakable items are
oil pressure sender/oil sending unit
coolant temperture sensor
and
valve cover gasket.
Clean out the motor with cleanser when it's cold.
Start it up and look for the location of the leak(s),
Please post more info on the comment window.
I will follow up on it.

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