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Radiator fan is not coming on change fan switch

My radiator fan stop working i tried changing the fan switch and still wont work tried to bypass the switch the fan works but wount work when connector is connected what could it be?

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SOURCE: A/C fan and radiator fan aren't working

There should be a relay controlling them, check the relay comm for power.. You can connect the radiator fan driectly to the battery to prevent over heating. It has two wires, splice them and connect them to the battery via 2 other pieces of wire. In my opinion its very difficult to actually help with this one remotely since we would need to be on spot to test the circuit. I strongly suggest haveing an autoelectrican check this for you. YOu can connect the radiator fan directly to the battery to help you get there..

BTW the radiator contains a thermostat. this turns the fan on and off, of this is faulty you will have the problem you described. check the thermostat in the radiator.

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it could a gasket problem try to double your gasket. go to your mechanics to check the wiring problem

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SOURCE: Hi I have 1995 bmw 318 covertible and I have some

that has 2 sensors one ac and one cooling should b a sensor on shroud near cooling fan

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check all your fuses and if theyr fine it may b the fan sensor

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SOURCE: 2008 bmw 550i the radiator fan coolant not working

there is 3 relays on your car

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