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Should the radiator fan be turning as long as the engine is running?

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No, most newer cars nowadays (mid 80's to present) have an electric driven fan that only comes on when your engine temperature rises and needs additional cooling. Other than that the cars forward motion is sufficient enough air flow to cool the engine. The less belts and appliances your motor has to run the easier it is on the motor, thus saving fuel and emisions. (even when stopped the fan doesn't always run

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No the fan should only come on when the engine is hot or the ac is on

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