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2005 montana sv6 sitting in traffic temp gauge goes up codes P0128 and P0481 present


DTC P0128 Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) Below Thermostat Regulations Temperature
An engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor monitors the temperature of the coolant. This input is used by the powertrain control module (PCM) for engine control and as an enabling criteria for some diagnostics.
The air flow coming into the engine is accumulated and used to determine if the vehicle has been driven within the conditions that would allow the engine coolant to heat up normally to the thermostat regulating temperature. If the coolant temperature does not increase normally or does not reach the regulating temperature of the thermostat, the diagnostics that use ECT as enabling criteria may not run when expected.
If the PCM detects the calibrated amount of air flow and engine run time have been met, and the ECT has not met the minimum thermostat regulating temperature, DTC P0128 sets.

P0481
Cooling Fan Relay 2 Control Circuit
PCM
DTC P0480 or P0481

Have you changed the thermostat ?
Do you know how to test cooling fan relay (S)
Battery positive voltage is supplied to the cooling fan 1 relay from the COOL FAN #1 fuse. The powertrain control module (PCM) controls the cooling fan 1 relay by grounding the low speed cooling fan relay control circuit via an internal solid state device called a driver.
Battery positive voltage is supplied to the cooling fan 2 relay and the cooling fan 3 relay from the COOL FAN #2 fuse. The PCM controls the relays by grounding the high speed cooling fan relay control circuit.
When the PCM is commanding a relay on, the voltage potential of the control circuit should be low, near 0 volts. When the PCM is commanding the control circuit to a relay, the voltage potential of the circuit should be high, near battery voltage. If the fault detection circuit senses a voltage other than what is expected, the DTC will set.
The PCM will monitor the control circuit for the following conditions:
• A short to ground
• A short to voltage
• An open circuit
• An open relay coil
• An internally shorted or excessively low resistance relay coil
When the PCM detects any of the above conditions, the DTC will set and the affected driver will be disabled.

Jul 01, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

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My 07 Saturn Relay shows ac off for engine protection but the gauge shows cold. The hoses feel normal. What is happening?


A/C Off For Engine Protection
Refer to Cooling System Description and Operation

DTC P1258: Engine Coolant Overtemperature - Protection Mode Active.
This is something you need to take to a qualified repair shop .
The engine cooling fan system consists of 2 electrical cooling fans and 3 fan relays. The relays are arranged in a series/parallel configuration that allows the powertrain control module (PCM) or engine control module (ECM) to operate both fans together at low or high speeds. The cooling fans and fan relays receive battery positive voltage from the underhood junction block. The ground path is provided at G100.
During low speed operation, the PCM/ECM supplies the ground path for the low speed fan relay through the low speed cooling fan relay control circuit. This energizes the cooling fan 1 relay coil, closes the relay contacts, and supplies battery positive voltage from the cool fan 1 maxifuse® through the cooling fan motor supply voltage circuit to the left cooling fan. The ground path for the left cooling fan is through the cooling fan relay and the right cooling fan. The result is a series circuit with both fans running at low speed.
During high speed operation, the PCM/ECM supplies the ground path for the cooling fan 1 relay through the low speed cooling fan relay control circuit. After a 3 second delay, the PCM/ECM supplies a ground path for the cooling fan 2 relay and the cooling fan relay through the high speed cooling fan relay control circuit. This energizes the cooling fan relay coil, closes the relay contacts, and provides a ground path for the left cooling fan. At the same time the cooling fan 2 relay coil is energized closing the relay contacts and provides battery positive voltage from the cool fan 2 maxifuse® on the cooling fan motor supply voltage circuit to the right cooling fan. During high speed fan operation, both engine cooling fans have there own ground path. The result is a parallel circuit with both fans running at high speed.

Nov 20, 2016 | 2007 Saturn Relay

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Need a wiring diagram of the 2 wires from the temp sending unit that controls the temp gauge and cooling fans on a 99 grand am gt. Need to see where they go They disappear behind the engine


The PCM regulates voltage to the coolant fan relays, which operate the fans. Refer to Engine Controls.

Engine Cooling Fan Description - Electric
The electric cooling fans are used to lower the temperature of the engine coolant flowing through the radiator. They are also used to cool the refrigerant (R-134a) flowing through the A/C condenser.
Operation
The electric cooling fan operates when the engine cooling temperature exceeds a certain value. The cooling fan on this engine is controlled by the PCM. The cooling fan has one speed. The PCM turns the cooling fan ON by grounding the coil of the cooling fan relay when certain conditions are met. When the A/C is requested, the cooling fan will also be turned ON.
Power for the cooling fan motors are supplied through Cool Fan #1 and Cool Fan #2 relays. The cooling fan relays are energized when current flows from the fuses in the Cell 23: Cooling Fan Controls , and through the relay coils to ground through the PCM. The Low Speed fans control circuit is grounded for low speed fans operation. During low speed fans operation, both fans run at a slow speed. The High Speed fans control circuit is grounded for high speed operation. During high speed fans operation, both fans run at high speed.
Important: When certain Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) are present, the PCM may command the cooling fans to run all the time. It is important to perform Powertrain On Board Diagnostic (OBD) System Check prior to diagnosing the engine cooling fans.
If a problem that involves the low speed cooling fan relay control circuit exists, DTC P0480 should set. If the problem affects the high speed cooling fan relay control circuit, DTC P0481 should set. A problem with the ECT sensor should set DTC P0117, P0118, P1114, or P1115. Any of these DTCs will affect cooling fan operation and should be diagnosed before using the Cooling Fan Diagnosis tables. The Cooling Fan Diagnosis tables should be used to diagnose the PCM controlled cooling fans only, if a DTC has not set.

The engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor (3) is a thermistor, a resistor which changes value based on temperature, mounted in the engine coolant stream. Low coolant temperature produces a high resistance (100,000 ohms at -40°C) (-40°F), while high temperature causes low resistance (70 ohms at 130°C) (266°F).
The PCM supplies a 5 volt signal to the ECT sensor through a resistor in the PCM and monitors the terminal voltage. Since this forms a series circuit to ground through the ECT sensor, high sensor resistance (low temperature) will result in high PCM terminal voltage. When the resistance of the ECT sensor is low (high temperature), the terminal voltage will be drawn lower. This terminal voltage indicates engine coolant temperature to the PCM.
A hard fault in the ECT sensor circuit should set either a DTC P0117 or P0118. Remember, these DTCs indicate a malfunction in the engine coolant temperature circuit, so proper use of the DTC table may lead to either repairing a wiring problem or replacing the sensor, to properly repair a problem.

The engine coolant sensor is an input to the PCM , Two wire's both go to the PCM .An the PCM turns on the cooling fans !

DTC P0480 Cooling Fan Relay 1 Control Circuit
DTC P0481Cooling Fan Relay 2 Control Circuit
The Body Control Module (BCM) request the cooling fans. The BCM sends a Class 2 message to the PCM in order to enable the fans based on various inputs. Thebattery voltage travels to all three cooling fan relay coils. The PCM enables cooling fan relay #1 by providing the ground path. The PCM enables cooling fan relays #2 and mode control together by providing a ground path. The left and right cooling fans are connected in series. This will enable both fans on low speed when the fan #1 relay is energized. When all three fan relays are energized, both fans will operate at high speed. The high speed is possible because the fan relays are wired in a parallel circuit. When the PCM detects that certain DTCs are set, the PCM will enable the cooling fans.
The PCM will enable the engine cooling fans when certain Diagnostic Trouble Codes are set.

Important: A short to ground will cause an open fuse(s). Before performing this diagnostic procedure, inspect the fuse(s) for an open.
1
Did you perform the Instrument Cluster System Check?
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Go to Step 2
Go to Instrument Cluster System Check
2
Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.
With the scan tool select Instrument Panel Cluster, Special Functions, Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) gauges.
Perform the Coolant Gauge Sweep Test.
Does the coolant temperature gauge complete a full sweep when commanded?
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Go to Powertrain On Board Diagnostic (OBD) System Check in Engine Controls
Go to Step 3
3
Replace the instrument cluster. Refer to Instrument Cluster Replacement .
Did you complete the repair?
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Go to Instrument Cluster System Check
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Your best bet would be to take your vehicle to a qualified repair shop that knows how the system works . An has the tools to diagnose the problem .

Nov 13, 2016 | 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT

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I have a 2002 Dodge Intrepid with a code of odb480


This is a generic powertrain diagnostic trouble code (DTC), which means it covers all makes/models, 1996-newer. However, specific troubleshooting steps will vary depending your vehicle. pulling the code P0480 displayed, if refers to the engine cooling fan circuit. It is a generic code applying to all OBD II (on board diagnostics) vehicles. The PCM (powertrain control module) senses the increase in engine temperature through the CTS (coolant temperature sensor) located near the thermostat. When the temperature reaches about 223-degrees F (value depends on make/model/engine), the PCM will command the cooling fan relay to turn on the fan. It does so by supplying the ground to the relay.
There is a problem within this circuit causing the fan to fail to operate allowing the engine to overheat while sitting still or driving at a slow speed. When the PCM attempts to activate the fan and senses the command and the result do not match, the code is set. Symptoms may include:
  • Check engine light (malfunction indicator lamp) illumination and code P0480 set
  • Engine temperature will rise when the vehicle stops and idles
Potential Causes The causes for this DTC may include:
  • Faulty fan control relay 1
  • Fan control relay harness is open or shorted
  • Circuit electrical connections poor
  • Faulty cooling fan 1
  • Faulty coolant temperature sensor
  • Fan cooling fan harness is open or shorted
  • Cooling fan circuit poor electrical connection. hope this helps you.

Oct 12, 2014 | 2002 Dodge Intrepid

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code P1651 cooling fan 1 relay control circuit malfunction conditions. possible causes cooling fan relay 1 circuit is open short to ground or to battery plus. cooling fan relay 1 power circuit is open test cool fan 1 fuse or the related fuse link to G or maxi fuse. cooling fan relay 1 damaged or has failed. PCM has failed. replace cooling fan relay and fuse see what happens. code P0300 MEANS YOU HAVE MULTIPLE ENGINE MISFIRE DETECTED CONDITIONS.

Jul 28, 2013 | 1997 Chevrolet Malibu

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Passat code P0480


P0480 VOLKSWAGEN - Cooling Fan 1 Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible causes- Fan control relay harness is open or shorted
- Fan control relay circuit poor electrical connection
- Fan cooling fan harness is open or shorted
- Fan cooling fan circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty fan control relay
- Faulty cooling fan 1
- Faulty ECM (very unlikely)

Apr 11, 2012 | 2007 Volkswagen Passat Sedan

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TROUBLE CODE P 1613 IN WV PASSAT 99


P1102O2S Heating Circuit Bank 1 Sensor 1 Voltage Too Low/Air Leak
P1105O2S Heating Circuit Bank 1 Sensor 2 Short To Positive P1107O2S Heating Circuit Bank 2 Sensor 1 Short To Positive P1110O2S Heating Circuit Bank 2 Sensor 2 Short To Positive P1113O2S Sensor Heater Resistance Too High Bank 1 Sensor 1 P1115O2S Sensor Heater Circuit Short To Ground Bank 1 Sensor 1
P1116O2S Sensor Heater Circuit Open Bank 1 Sensor 1
P1117O2S Sensor Heater Circuit Short To Ground Bank 1 Sensor 2
P1118O2S Sensor Heater Circuit Open Bank 1 Sensor 2
P1127Long Term Fuel Trim B1 System Too Rich
P1128Long Term Fuel Trim B1 System Too Lean
P1129Long Term Fuel Trim B2 System Too Rich
P1130Long Term Fuel Trim B2 System Too Lean
P1136Long Term Fuel Trim Add. Fuel B1 System Too Lean
P1137Long Term Fuel Trim Add. Fuel B1 System Too Rich
P1138Long Term Fuel Trim Add. Fuel B2 System Too Lean
P1139Long Term Fuel Trim Add. Fuel B2 System Too Rich
P1141Load Calculation Cross Check Range/Performance
P1144Mass Air Flow Sensor Open/Short To Ground.
P1145Mass Air Flow Sensor Short To Positive.
P1146Mass Air Flow Sensor Supply Voltage.
P1155Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor Short To Positive.
P1156Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor Open/Short To Ground. P1157Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor Supply Voltage.
P1160Intake Air Temperature Sensor Short To Ground.
P1161Intake Air Temperature Sensor Open/Short To Positive. P1162Intake Air Temperature Sensor Short To Ground.
P1163Fuel Temperature Sensor Open/Short To Positive.
P1164Fuel Temperature Sensor Implausible Signal.
P1171Throttle Actuation Potentiometer Sign. 2 Range/Performance P1172Throttle Actuation Potentiometer Sign. 2 Signal Too Low P1173Throttle Actuation Potentiometer Sign. 2 Signal Too High P1176Rear O2S Correction
P1177O2 Correction Behind Catalyst B1 Limit Attained
P1196O2S Heater Circuit Bank 1 Sensor 1 Electrical Malfunction P1197O2S Heater Circuit Bank 2 Sensor 1 Electrical Malfunction P1198O2S Heater Circuit Bank 1 Sensor 2 Electrical Malfunction P1199O2S Heater Circuit Bank 2 Sensor 2 Electrical Malfunction P1213Injector Circuit Cylinder 1 Short To Positive
P1214Injector Circuit Cylinder 2 Short To Positive
P1215Injector Circuit Cylinder 3 Short To Positive
P1216Injector Circuit Cylinder 4 Short To Positive
P1217Injector Circuit Cylinder 5 Short To Positive
P1218Injector Circuit Cylinder 6 Short To Positive
P1225Injector Circuit Cylinder 1 Short To Ground
P1226Injector Circuit Cylinder 2 Short To Ground
P1227Injector Circuit Cylinder 3 Short To Ground
P1228Injector Circuit Cylinder 4 Short To Ground
P1229Injector Circuit Cylinder 5 Short To Ground
P1230Injector Circuit Cylinder 6 Short To Ground
P1237Injector Circuit Open Cylinder 1
P1238Injector Circuit Open Cylinder 2
P1239Injector Circuit Open Cylinder 3
P1240Injector Circuit Open Cylinder 4
P1241Injector Circuit Open Cylinder 5
P1242Injector Circuit Open Cylinder 6
P1245Needle Lift Sensor Short To Ground
P1246Needle Lift Implausible Signal
P1247Needle Lift Sensor Open/Short To Positive
P1248Start Of Cold Start Injector Control Difference
P1251Start Of Cold Start Injector Short To Positive
P1252Start Of Cold Start Injector Open/Short To Ground
P1255Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor Short To Ground
P1256Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor Open/Short To Positive P1300Misfire Detected, Fuel Level Too Low
P1250Fuel Level Too Low P1325Cyl. 1 Knock Control Limit Attained
P1326Cyl. 2 Knock Control Limit Attained
P1327Cyl. 3 Knock Control Limit Attained
P1328Cyl. 4 Knock Control Limit Attained
P1329Cyl. 5 Knock Control Limit Attained
P1330Cyl. 6 Knock Control Limit Attained
P1336Engine Torque Adaption At Limit
P1337CMP Sensor Bank 1 Short To Ground
P1338CMP Sensor Bank 1 Open Circuit Or Short To Positive P1340CKP/CMP Sensor Signals Out Of Sequence
P1341Ignition Coil Output Stage 1 Short To Ground
P1343Ignition Coil Output Stage 2 Short To Ground
P1345Ignition Coil Output Stage 3 Short To Ground
P1354Modulating Piston Displacement Sensor Electrical Circuit Malfunction
P1386Internal Control Module Knock Control Error
P1387Control Unit Internal Altitude Sensor
P1391CMP Sensor Bank 2 Short To Ground
P1392CMP Sensor Bank 2 Open Circuit/Short To Positive
P1393Ignition Coil Power Output Stage 1 Malfunction
P1394Ignition Coil Power Output Stage 2 Malfunction
P1395Ignition Coil Power Output Stage 3 Malfunction
P1401EGR Valve Power Stage Short To Ground
P1402EGR Vacuum Regulator Solenoid Valve Short To Positive P1403EGR System Control Difference
P1407EGR Temperature Sensor Signal Too Low
P1408EGR Temperature Sensor Signal Too High
P1410Tank Ventilation Valve Circuit Short To B+ P1420Secondary Air Injection Control Module Electrical Malfunction P1421Secondary Air Injection Valve Circuit Short To Ground P1422Secondary Air Injection Valve Circuit Short To B+ P1424Secondary Air Injection System Bank 1 Leak Detected P1425Tank Ventilation Valve Short To Ground P1426Tank Ventilation Valve Open Circuit P1432Secondary Air Injection Valve Open P1433Secondary Air Injection Pump Relay Circuit Open P1434Secondary Air Injection Pump Relay Circuit Short To Positive P1435Secondary Air Injection Pump Relay Circuit Short To Ground P1436Secondary Air Injection Pump Relay Circuit Electrical Malfunction P1440EGR Valve Power Stage Open P1441EGR Vacuum Regulator Solenoid Valve Open/Short To Ground P1450Secondary Air Injection System Circuit Short To Positive P1451Secondary Air Injection Circuit Short To Ground P1452Secondary Air Injection System Circuit Open P1471EVAP Control System LDP Circuit Short to Positive P1472EVAP Control System LDP Circuit Short To Ground P1473EVAP Control System LDP Open Circuit P1475EVAP Control System LDP Malfunction/Signal Circuit Open P1476EVAP Control System LDP Malfunction/Insufficient Vacuum P1477EVAP Control System LDP Malfunction P1478EVAP Control System LDP Clamped Tube Detected P1500Fuel Pump Relay Electrical Circuit Malfunction P1501Fuel Pump Relay Circuit Short To Ground P1502Fuel Pump Relay Circuit Short To Positive P1505Closed Throttle Position Does Not Close/Open Circuit P1506Closed Throttle Position Switch Does Not Open./Short To Ground P1512Intake Manifold Changeover Valve Circuit Short To Positive P1515Intake Manifold Changeover Valve Circuit Short To Ground P1516Intake Manifold Changeover Valve Circuit Open P1519Intake Camshaft Control Bank 1 Malfunction P1522Intake Camshaft Control Bank 2 Malfunction P1537Fuel Cut-off Valve Incorrect Function P1538Fuel Cut-off Valve Open/Short To Ground P1539Clutch Pedal Switch Signal Fault P1540VSS Signal Too High P1541Fuel Pump Relay Circuit Open P1542Throttle Actuation Potentiometer Range/Performance P1543Throttle Actuation Potentiometer Signal Too Low P1544Throttle Actuation Potentiometer Signal Too High
P1545Throttle Position Control Malfunction P1546Wastegate Bypass Regulator Valve Short To Positive P1547Wastegate Bypass Regulator Valve Short To Ground P1548Wastegate Bypass Regulator Valve Open P1549Wastegate Bypass Regulator Valve Open/Short To Ground P1550Charge Pressure Control Difference P1555Charge Pressure Upper Limit Exceeded P1556Charge Pressure Negative Deviation P1557Charge Pressure Positive Deviation P1558Throttle Actuator Electrical Malfunction P1559Idle Speed Control Throttle Position Adaption Malfunction P1560Maximum Engine Speed Exceeded P1561Quantity Adjuster Control Difference P1562Quantity Adjuster Upper Stop Value P1563Quantity Adjuster Lower Stop Value P1564Idle Speed Control Throttle Position Low Voltage During Adaption P1565Idle Speed Control Throttle Position Lower Limit Not Obtained P1568Idle Speed Control Throttle Position Mechanical Malfunction P1569Switch For CCS Signal Faulty P1580Throttle Actuator B1 Malfunction P1582Idle Adaptation At Limit P1600Power Supply Terminal No. 15 Low Voltage P1602Power Supply Terminal No. 30 Low Voltage P1603Internal Control Module Self Check P1606Rough Road Spec. Engine Torque ABS-ECU Electrical Malfunction P1611MIL Call-Up Circuit/TCM Short To Ground P1612Engine Control Module Incorrect Coding
P1613MIL Call-Up Circuit Open/Short To Positive P1616Glow Plug Indicator Lamp Short To Positive P1617Glow Plug Indicator Lamp Open/Short To Ground P1618Glow Plug Relay Short To Positive P1619Glow Plug Relay Open/Short To Ground P1624MIL Request Signal Active P1626Data Bus Drive Missing Command From M/T P1630Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 1 Signal Too Low P1631Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 1 Signal Too High P1632Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 1/2 Supply Voltage P1633Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 2 Signal Too Low P1634Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 2 Signal Too High P1639Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 1/2 Range Performance P1640Internal Control Module (EEPROM) Error P1648CAN-Bus System Component Failure P1649Data Bus Powertrain Missing Message From Brake Controller P1676Drive By Wire MIL Circuit Electrical Malfunction P1677Drive By Wire MIL Circuit Short To Positive P1678Drive By Wire MIL Circuit Short To Ground P1679Drive By Wire MIL Circuit Open Circuit P1681Control Module Programming Not Finished P1686Control Unit Error, Programming Error P1690MIL Malfunction P1691MIL Open Circuit P1692MIL Short To Ground P1693MIL Short To Positive P1778Solenoid EV7 Electrical Malfunction P1780Engine Intervention Readable P1851Data Bus Drive Missing Command From ABS P1854Drive Train CAN-Bus Inoperative

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Apr 03, 2012 | Volkswagen Passat Cars & Trucks

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Diagnostic code for my 2007 saturn ion says p0480 cooling fan 1 control circuit malfunction. what does this mean.


WHAT IT MEANS YOUR FAN CONTROL RELAY CONTROL CIRCUIT IS OPEN OR SHORTED TO GROUND. FAN CONTROL RELAY CONTROL CIRCUIT IS SHORTED TO SYSTEM POWER. THE FAN CONTROL RELAY POWER CIRCUIT IS OPEN CHECK COOL FAN 1 FUSE. FAN CONTROL RELAY IS DAMAGED OR HAS FAILED. PCM HAS FAILED.I LISTED ALL POSSIBLE CAUSES TO CODE PO480.

Jul 05, 2011 | Saturn Ion Cars & Trucks

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Electric Radiator Fan Does Not Come On


Chevy dealer says will not come on until temperature reaches 219 f

May 16, 2010 | 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2WD

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Where is the switch that cuts on the cooling fans on a 2000 grand am with a 3.4 engine


The computer turns on the fan. Based on sensors from the motor.
DTC P0480 - COOLING FAN CIRCUIT

Circuit Description

The cooling fan is controlled by PCM through the fan relay based on inputs from ECT sensor, IAT sensor, A/C selector switch, A/C refrigerant pressure switch and vehicle speed sensor. PCM controls cooling fan by grounding cooling fan control circuit which turns on cooling fan relay.

The fan relay will be commanded on when ECT reaches 223°F (106°C) or greater, A/C is requested or vehicle speed is less than 38 MPH. Cooling fan relay will also be commanded on regardless of vehicle speed when a DTC is set requesting cooling fan to be on, ECT is 304°F (151°C) or greater, or A/C refrigerant pressure is high. Cooling fan may also be commanded on when engine is not running, on certain conditions.

Conditions for setting DTC:

Battery voltage greater than 9.5 volts.

Cooling fan fault line detects a malfunction for 6 seconds.

1. Check cooling system. Ensure coolant level and belt tension are correct. Adjust/repair as necessary. After repairs, go to step 23). If no adjustment or repairs were required, go to next step.

2. Turn ignition on, with engine off. Using scan tool, check if cooling fan is operating with ECT at less than 209°F (98°C). If cooling fan is off, go to next step. If cooling fan is on, go to step 4).

3. Command cooling fan relay on. If cooling fan operates, go to step 23). If cooling fan does not operate, go to step 5).

4. Turn ignition off. Disconnect PCM harness connector. If cooling fan turns off, go to step 23). If cooling fan does not turn off, go to step 6).

5. Disconnect cooling fan relay harness connector. Using a test light connected to ground, probe battery feed circuits in relay harness connector. If test light illuminates on both terminals, go to step 7). If test light does not illuminate on both terminals, go to step icon_cool.gif.

6. Disconnect cooling fan relay harness connector. With test light connected to ground, probe battery feed circuit in relay harness connector. If test light illuminates, go to step 9). If test light does not illuminate, go to step 10).

7. Connect a jumper wire between cooling fan relay battery feed and cooling fan battery feed circuit. If cooling fan operates, go to step 11). If cooling fan does not operate, go to step 12).

8. Repair open in battery feed circuit. After repairs, go to step 23).

9. Repair short to voltage in cooling fan battery feed circuit. After repairs, go to step 23).

10. Connect test light battery voltage and probe cooling fan control circuit. If test light illuminates, go to step 13). If test light does not illuminate, go to step 21).

11. Connect test light to battery voltage and probe cooling fan control circuit. Using scan tool, command cooling fan on. If test light illuminates, go to step 14). If test light does not illuminate, go to step 15).

12. With jumper wire still connected, disconnect cooling fan harness connector. Using test light connected to ground, probe cooling fan battery feed circuit. If test light illuminates, go to step 16). If test light does not illuminate, go to step 17).

13. Repair short to ground in cooling fan control circuit. After repairs, go to step 23).

14. Check terminals to cooling fan relay. Repair as necessary. After repairs, go to step 23). If terminals are okay, go to step 21).

15. Check cooling fan control circuit for open or poor connection. Repair as necessary. After repairs, go to step 23). If circuit or connection is okay, go to step 22).

16. Connect test light to battery voltage and probe cooling fan ground circuit. If test light illuminates, go to step 1icon_cool.gif. If test light does not illuminate, go to step 19).

17. Repair open or poor connection in cooling fan ignition feed circuit. After repairs, go to step 23).

18. Check for poor connections at cooling fan harness connector. Repair as necessary. After repairs, go to step 23). If connections are okay, go to step 20).

19. Repair open or poor connection in cooling fan ground circuit. After repairs, go to step 23).

20. Replace cooling fan motor. After replacing cooling and motor, go step 23).

21. Replace cooling fan relay. After replacing relay, go to step 23).

22. Replace PCM. Program replacement PCM using required equipment. After replacing PCM, go to next step.

23. Turn ignition on, with engine off. Command cooling fan on. If cooling fan operates, system is okay. If cooling fan does not operate, repeat step 1).

May 16, 2010 | 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT

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