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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport around 70k miles. 3.3L V6 Radiator fan sometimes stays on until battery is dead. Sometimes it stays on when engine is shut off, sometimes the fan starts up on its own many hours after the engine is shut off. It doesn't happen consistently, but seems to happen more often on damp, rainy days. The mechanic replaced the main computer, but that didn't fix the problem. This is driving me crazy -- any suggestions? Thanks, Jonathan

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It is activated by a temperature switch. It's probably bad. Just runs the fan at any time for no reason or there is a short in that part of the system. I hate that the computor was changed first. Find that sensor and swap it out and see if your problem doesn't go bye bye.

Good luck

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