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Radiator Fans on 01 Town and Country do not come on

My 2001 Town and Country 3.8L radiator fans do not come on. I took it to the dealer who advised that the relay and the fan motors were bad. I replaced the relay and tested the fan motors by hooking them dirrectly up to the battery. I only tested the drivers side fan and it does work. I did not test the passanger side fan. After I replaced the relay the fans still did not come on. I replaced the Coolant Temp Sensor and still no luck. I am not sure where to go next?? I do not think that I should have to replace the fans if they still work when connected to the battery. Any ideas?

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Ok, Dont replace anything with out checking .....Pls check your wire Connction By Muilti Meter. I think your has loose Connection.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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IASounds like the radiator fan motor is bad (not uncommon for a chrysler product)
You can replace the fan motor (DIY) for around $100 (oreily autoparts) or the the entire fan assembly for around $300 (DYI) .
Replacing the fan motor will take about 2-3 hours.....taking out the fan assembly will consume most of your time.
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Im trying to relpace the radiator for my 97 Town and Country and I need advice on how it would be the easiest way to remove and replace it.


You will have to disconnect the battery, remove the air breather box for the intake, drain the radiator, unbolt the top radiator support and remove it, possibly if I remember correctly you will also have to unbolt the hood latch, disconnect the upper and lower radiator hoses, unbolt the cooling fans, and carefully tilt the radiator back towards the engine and lift it out. Be sure to recover the grommets from the bottom of the old radiator to use on the new one as they provide vibration dampening that the radiator needs as it is metal and plastic.

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I have s 2001 Chrysler town and country just replaced the radiator and now two months later I'm getting a p1491 how do I resolve this issue


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The fan to radiator stop working what could be the problem!


The electric fans are controlled by a thermostat usually located on or near the radiator. If it has failed, the fan will not start. Also, the fan is fed power through a fan control relay usually located in the fuse box. If this relay is bad the fan will not receive power. One more thing to check is the fuse or circuit breaker. Again these are located in the fuse box. If all these check out, you may have a bad fan motor although it's unlikely.

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How to replace a radiator in a 1996 chrysler town and country


If you decide to repair your car by yourself, first you must buy for your Car Year, Make, Model:
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Open the hood, detach the front grille, plastic radiator cover, and disconnect fans wires.
Detach upper and lover radiator hose, collect and dispose properly the coolant. Detach upper radiator bracket. Take off the radiator with fans assembly. The full procedure is more than two pages, and you need more information how to flush and fill out the radiator. Repair is not impossible to be done, but a mistake may cost you dearly. If you decide to repair by yourself please do it right. If you feel uncomfortable, stop. If you feel confused stop, get more information, and restart next day fresh in the morning. This is a car dealer advising you.

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I have a 1996 town and country 3.8 mini van. I have changed the radiator, thermostat, water pump and the serpintine belt,. My car is still overheating


is the cooling fans workin. I cant believe someone would just willy nilly replace all those parts without finding the ONE problem with youir car.

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