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Fan runs continually on a 1995 dodge intrepid.

Car was overheating so I changed the thermostat. It no longer overheats but the fan stays on all the time.

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Check or replace fan relay it could be stuck in close position.

Posted on May 18, 2009

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CHANGE THE FAN RELAY. THERE ARE SMALL CONTACTS ON THE INSIDE THAT OPEN AND CLOSE WHEN THE SENSOR TELLS THEM TO. THESE CONTACTS COULD POSSIBLY BE FUSED TOGETHER FROM EXCESSIVE HEAT. THIS SHOULD SOLVE THE PROBLEM. HOPE THIS HELPS. KEEP ME POSTED. THANKS FOR AN HONEST RATING AND FOR USING FIX-YA. GOOD LUCK

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