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Cooling fan is on all the time even if the engine is not running

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Check the relay may be stuck, thermostat switch could also be faulty which sense the engine temperature and turn on the cooling fan by giving the wrong temperature reading; also check for previous owner may have rig and rewired the cooling wiring system and its common to do the jump because its not working properly.

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

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SOURCE: engine cooling fan runs all of the time

the fan relay is bad

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SOURCE: 98 v6 camry cooling fans run all the time

check the fan fuse

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SOURCE: 2003 Jag S-type engine cooling fan comes on and stays on

try replacing the fan stat, usually on the rad

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you may have a faulty temp, switch replace unit

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SOURCE: 1991 honda accord lx cooling fan

Some vehicles have sensors that can control the electric fan with the ignition off to keep the heat buildup that naturally occurs right after turning off the engine. This can prevent hard starting that can happen with a hot engine. If it is doing this an abnormal amount, the sensor that is operable with the ignition off may be failing. Before turning off the ignition, check to see if the engine temperature is pushing the 'red zone;' if it is, then the fan operation may be normal but your engine may be running hot.

Posted on Feb 05, 2010

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Check the cooling fan Relay located on the engine compartment Fuse n Relay Box, it is probably stuck ON. If fan stops when relay is removed, replace relay.
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If you run the vehicle with an inoperable radiator cooling fan you will overheat and destroy the engine. You will just make the problem even worse by running the aircon. The car should not be driven with an inoperable cooling fan.

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