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I have a 2004 VW Passat that is overheating after driving for about 20 minutes, the electric fan does not come , unless the a/c is turned on. Appreciate any help in this problem

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SOURCE: 1998 vw passat

hi if the electrical side is ok leaves two options mechanical or fuel so if you can let me know what happened leading up to the car not starting i will be able to point you in the right direction it seems funny you should mention the security system [this does control the fuel pump but what makes you think this may be the problem, yates210456

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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SOURCE: 2001 VW PASSAT OVERHEATING

did the electric fan on the radiator start up? if this dont start up, it can get the engine overheated , specily if the car run in hot weather , an when the car stay on idle . The other problem is the engine head , the head gasket can blow and you get the compresion presure in the water chanal .Try to se of the oil on engine is gray? If gray you must change head gasket.
Hoope this can help you

Posted on Nov 14, 2008

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SOURCE: heater problems in my vw passat

Try removing he heater hoses going into the firewall(when cooled)and blow the heater core out with compressed air.Or you could have the cooling system flushed.

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: 2004 Lincoln LS V8 overheating!!

check your radiator fan if its powering on when engine runs hot. Test if there is power at the fan's electrical connector when car is running and temp guage is at half. If there isnt any power on, check your relays and fuses. Hopefully this helps

Posted on Aug 16, 2009

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SOURCE: VW Passat 1.6l 2000 (UK) Electrical failure

fuses are usually in the glove box or under the drivers dash or under the drivers side hood either physically inspect every fuse by pulling them one by one or the aid of a test light and a good ground to the test light

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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Hoope this can help you

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