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Fan not kicking on for overheat

Where is the temp sensor for 1997 toyota avalon which kick on the cooling fan.

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  • nicholas11_1 May 24, 2009

    the fans come on with the a/c on. It just look like there are two on both side of motor. one with one wire and the other with two. th ert side is where the radiator caps goes and the other is the thermostat housing.



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On the thermostat housing,the repair guide I see shows two one on top of the housing(controls the left fan) and one to the side(for the right fan)but this could also be caused by the cooling fan relay.

Posted on May 24, 2009

  • George DeMore
    George DeMore May 24, 2009

    Okay,I checked your wiring diagram,and the good news is that with both fans operating with the A/C on means all the fan relays are operating normally,everything I see says its the no. 2 switch which should be placed sideways into the thermostat housing.



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