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Fan wont turn off and drains the battery

Fan keeps running after car is turned off and runs till the battery dies

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Replace temperature sensor first ,but usually fans come on only when a car is over heating , maybe replace fan relays maybe sticking .

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SOURCE: 2002 F250 7.3 drains batteries and dies

You need to have the alternator re-checked and be sure the wiring is clean & correct. If an alternator is working properly & wiring is correct, those batteries should be charging as you drive.

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SOURCE: location of alternator 1986 ford f150 xlt lariat

Well first have you charged your battery back up, if so then try to by pass the ingintion switch by just connecting the two main post of the colenoid with a piece or wire, this creates a direct wire basically from your battery to your starter, if still no luck you will need a new starter located more to the drivers side close to right under the pedels on the bottom side of the truck.

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SOURCE: 1999 ford escort zx2 alternator works brand new battery but battery isnt charging !

you will have to check the voltage whith the engine running .should be 13.6 or better

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SOURCE: eletric fan runs when focus 16 tdci is turned off 2006 model

This is normal for a car that has an electric fan system for the cooling system. There is a sensor that operates based on engine temp. When you turn your vehicle off the coolant stops flowing and the water temp goes up in the engine block. The electric fan may run for approximately two or so minutes.

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SOURCE: Radiator Fan Runs After Car is Turned Off

That is nothing to worry about the fan remains running after the vehicle shuts off in order for the engine to cool down. Once the motor cools down sensors trigger the fan to shut it off.

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