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Cooling fan wont turn on at high temp. chevy cruze 2011 gauge registers almost half and stays there no matter what the speed.

Heat gauge goes to half way fan does not come on

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SOURCE: 2005 chevy equinox temp gauge showing hot fan

check the coolant temp sensor

Posted on Mar 22, 2009

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SOURCE: 1999 Chevy Cavalier Z24 2.4L cooling fan inoperative

yes you could have a bad ECT or the relay could be bad it sounds more like the relay is heating up and kicking out

Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: MY 2001 CHEVY IMPALA TEMP GAUGE DOES NOT REGISTER.

Check engine light? Sounds like a bad coolant temp sensor.

Posted on Apr 01, 2010

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SOURCE: 2002 malibu runs hot.

Sounds like you have a faulty head gasket or maybe a cracked head.This can cause overheating and the check engine light to come on.The code for the o2 sensor is probably caused by coolant getting into the exhaust system and coating the sensor.The coolant fan may work but it cannot remove enough heat from the rad to make the engine cool off.Try some engine coolant stop leak to see if it will help.This maybe only a temperary fix.Let me know if you need more.MOE

Posted on Jun 22, 2010

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SOURCE: I HAVE A 2007 CHEVY COBALT THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT

I had this problem with a 2007 Chevy Cobalt. I changed the coolant sensor and even though the check engine light went out I still had a reading of "---" on the coolant gauge. The problem is most likely one of three things: a low coolant level, a bad coolant sensor, or the thermostat needs to be replaced. The only other possible thing it could be is a bad BCM (Body Control Module) which in that case you would most likely be having other weird problems.

The Thermostat and the sensor are both very easy to get to and replace. Take off the engine cover by removing the oil cap and they are both to the rear of the engine on the driver's side. They are right next to each other.

Hope this helps!

Posted on Oct 15, 2010

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What gauge not reading , Temperature ? you posted back in 2011 ? You did feel you should take it to the repair shop ? You need to take this to a ASE certified repair facility ! This is a complex electronically controlled cooling system , Three relay's controlled by the ECM -engine control module turn the fans on in two different speeds ! There could be DTC'S diagnostic trouble codes stored in the ECM, HVAC module , BCM !
Circuit/System Description
The engine control module (ECM) commands the fans ON in high speed or low speed. In low speed, the fans are configured in series. In high speed, the fans are configured in parallel.
In low speed operation, the ECM applies ground to the coil side of the low speed fan relay, which is the Fan 1 Relay. Voltage is applied directly to the left cooling fan through the switch side of the low speed fan relay. The right fan is connected in series to the left fan through the de-energized Series/Parallel relay, which is Fan 2 Relay, so that both fans operate at low speed.
In high speed operation, the ECM applies a ground to the coil side of the low speed fan relay, the Series/Parallel relay, and the high speed fan relay, which is the Fan 3 Relay. Voltage is applied directly to the right cooling fan through the switch side of the high speed fan relay. The left cooling fan obtains voltage through the low speed fan relay and ground through the Series/Parallel relay.
When the ECM is commanding a fan relay ON, the voltage of the control circuit should be low, near 0 volts. When the ECM is commanding a fan relay OFF, the voltage of the control circuit should be high, near battery voltage.
One of the relays could be stuck on ! An for the gauge you have to have it removed an fixed , there is a stepper motor behind the gauge needle an they go bad ! Or replace the instrument cluster !

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It can be faulty fan relay.The relay is not turning the system off.Or its wire short issue.Even with ignition off ,the fan relay is getting power so its not letting the fan to turn off.Bypass the fan control relay and see if still the fan works with ignition off or not.

For more troubleshooting check the link below:------

Cooling Fan Stays ON with Ignition Off?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/07/cooling-fan-stays-on-with-ignition-off.html
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http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/cooling-fan-relays-location-on-1998.html
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Where Is Radiator Fan relay and Fuse Located?

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