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2005 chevy malibu cooling fans not coming on causing the car to over heat at idle.

They will come on if you turn the a/c on and it will not over heat. if you unplug the coolant temp sensor both fans come on. does anyone have any cue what might be going on

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  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2014

    check for leaves in the air intake etc... also

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I too agree it is your sensor, If your fans are operational with the ac on or with the sensor disconnected then there is no reason to suspect or even mess with them.

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I agree - the sensor is faulty. Replace

Posted on Dec 12, 2014

Replace the temp sensor its gone out of range
service the fans
these fans have carbon brushes maybe one is a bit worn set or something.!!!

Posted on Dec 11, 2014

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