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Engine fan is not cooling

When the car gets hot the fan does not come on it tries but does not actually come on and also which one is the ac fan and which is the radiator fan i have a 1998 nissan maxima

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I am having the same problem on my 98 with 160k. I have determined that the right fan is the ac fan. With the engine hot and the ac on, I can tap a blade with a small stick to make the fan start spinning on its own. I thought this was a relay, but this should not be a relay if the thing will spin-up like this. Also, the main cooling fan is not, in my experience, always running when it should. I now suspect the same problem. Therefore, I am thinking I will need to replace both fan motors. I hope this helps. This has been driving me crazy for about 9 months.

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