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I read that cooling fan relay (high & low) should have power to two leads in plug. Is this true? 1996 Escort fan wont run (no power)

I put in new Temp. Sensor/ Switch. Still no power to fan.

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Most relays have to sides a low side or coil side and a high side which is the latching side. The low side receives power from it source and when grounded it creates an electromagnetic field which pulls on the switch to latch it on and allow power to go fom the power source to the load being powered.

Posted on May 08, 2014

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    Greg May 08, 2014

    what would cause the relay not to be supplied with 2 powers

  • Hector L. Morales May 08, 2014

    Blown fuse, bad contacts, broken(open) or shorted wires can cause your problem.

  • Greg
    Greg May 09, 2014

    Thank you Hector. I will check all contacts and wires.

  • Hector L. Morales May 09, 2014

    Grab a test light check your fuses make sure that there's power coming from the fuse to the relay.

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SOURCE: 1995 ford escort lx fan relay locations

right hand side under bonnet on the wing or at the back by the battery depending on model build

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SOURCE: cooling fan relay

its not an actual relay is like a relay assembly

Constant Control Relay Module (CCRM)


The Constant Control Relay Module is located at the LH front of the engine.

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SOURCE: Here's a wierd cooling fan issue

Thats not too weird as the car would kick on the fans at full speed when it detects a problem with the sensor. Your ECU is not reading the sensor properly and needs to be checked by Ford. I hope this helps you.

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SOURCE: Replaced cooling fan ,cooling fan relay, and 40

Did you check the parts before replacement? Check if there is power supply to the fan when engine is hot and the fan should start. Also check the temperature sensor or the automatic fan switch located below the radiator, it may be faulty.

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check the relay

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