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My radiator fan stopped working in my 1987 honda civic and my car overheated. The heat was coming out cold. and the water was evaporated in the radiator. is that just a fuse problem to fix the fan, or something else?

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It sounds like your thermostat is shot. If you have an automatic your you may want to check the lines running into the trany...They can all work together.

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