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Radiator fans DO NOT come on when Idling..What is wrong?

It won't kick on when it's idling..is it not suppose to turn on when ur under 40 kms/h in town?? I know on the hwy, the wind cools the engine down so they don't come on then. I changed my 40 AMP Maxi fuse and it keeps burning out on me..Do i need a brand new motor fan? DOes ne1 know how ,much that will set me back $ wise? Please email me at chassity_mama@hotmail.com for solutions...no CREEPS!!!

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  • chassity_mam Jun 29, 2009

    i need a new fan..the driver side one..cause it's a dual fan...the passenger side is running but not the driver side. It will be in the shop today. so hopefully they can put in the new fan..they got the same car and the parts I need for my car to get fixed! Thanks for solutions...post more if need be it..to let me know the outcome!

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The fans are engine temperature controlled. Is yours running hot or hotter than the temperature programmed for them to turn on?

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