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2009 chevy hhr speakers don't work and a/c radiator fan won't come on


What engine does it have ?

Cooling Fan Control 2.0L
The engine cooling fan is a variable speed fan. The engine control module (ECM) controls the fan speed by sending a pulse width modulated (PWM) signal to the cooling fan control module. The cooling fan control module varies the voltage drop across the engine cooling fan motor in relation to the PWM signal. The cooling fan speed can be adjusted from 10 percent to 94 percent duty cycle. 94 percent is considered high speed fan.
Cooling Fan Control 2.2L or 2.4L
The engine cooling fan system consists of one cooling fan and one relay. Voltage is supplied to the relay through a fuse. The engine control module (ECM) controls the fan operation by grounding the cool fan relay control circuit. When the cool fan relay is energized, voltage is delivered to the cooling fan motor. The cooling fan motor is grounded through its own ground circuit.
When the request for fan activation is withdrawn, the fan may not turn OFF until the ignition switch is moved to the OFF position or the vehicle speed exceeds approximately 10 mph. This is to prevent the fan from cycling ON and OFF excessively at idle.


Just one speaker doesn't work ? Do you know how to do automotive electrical testing ? That's how to find both your problems . Speakes work by electrical inpluse's . The A/C radiator ( condenser ) fan also works by B+ voltage through a fuse an a relay , controlled by the engine electronic control module or PCM - powertrain control module . When you push the A/C turn on button , it sends a signal to the PCM . The PCM will then energize the radiator fan relay turning on the fan . Check fuse in the under hood fuse box , If the fuse is blown you have a electrical short , too much current flow . Plus if the PCM sees too much pressure in the A/C system it will not let the A/C work .

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Where can I get pictures of the fans in the engine compartment?


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Engine coolant fan wont come on. The fan motor is fine. whats next?


You still have many other components in that system that has to be in working order for the cooling fan to work properly. The cooling fan is turned on when engine temp reaches a predetermined temp, usually around 220-230 degrees F. the ECT (engine coolant temp) sensor siganls the ECM (Engine Control Module) to ground the cooling fan relay or cooling fan module(if equipped) and if the cooling fan fuse is good and the fan has power to it the realy will complete the ground for the fan to run. You may need to have a qualified technician diagnose the problem if the obvious things like fuses and good grounds are not the problem.

Hope this helps.

Oct 22, 2013 | 1999 Ford Contour

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Dodge Stratus R/T fan doesn't come on while car is running and car is getting hot.


FAN NOT WORKING


It can be issue with faulty motor or its faulty fan control relay.


Bother are to be inspected.

Test volt at fan relay and fan motor.

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For more help, I suggest you to go through the troubleshooting links mentioned below:-----

Click the link below: ------

How to replace Cooling Fan on Acura Car models?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-cooling-fan-on-acura-car.html

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OBD Code P1490 low speed fan relay ckt open-short

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/11/obd-code-p1490-low-speed-fan-relay-ckt.html

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Engine cooling components working?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/engine-cooling-components-working.html

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How does Vehicles Engine cooling system works?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-does-vehicles-engine-cooling-system.html

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Hyundai Sonata cooling fan not working

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/hyundai-sonata-cooling-fan-not-working.html

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Fuel pump relay and cooling fan relay troubleshooting on 1997 ford thunderbird?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/10/fuel-pump-relay-and-cooling-fan-relay.html

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Fan belt routing diagram for 2004 Volkswagen Jetta?

http://carbeltrouting.blogspot.com/2011/12/fan-belt-routing-diagram-for-2004.html

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Timing belt, drive belt, serpentine belt, accessory belt, fan belt, engine belt routing diagrams for all types of car models?

http://carbeltrouting.blogspot.in/2012/02/timing-beltdrive-beltserpentine.html

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A/C, heater, defroster fan, not working?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/ac-heater-defroster-fan-not-working.html

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Blower fan not running on Isuzu trooper?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/blower-fan-not-running-on-isuzu-trooper.html

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How to replace blower motor fan assembly on 2000 GMC Yukon?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/how-to-replace-blower-motor-fan.html

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Heater AC or defroster fan not working on KIA?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/heater-ac-or-defroster-fan-not-working.html

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These will help.

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Nov 27, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

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Fan won't work


It can be issue with faulty motor or its faulty fan control relay.
Bother are to be inspected.Test volt at fan relay and fan motor.-------------
For more help,i suggest you to go through the troubleshooting links mentioned below:-----Click the link below:------

How to replace Cooling Fan on Acura Car models?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-cooling-fan-on-acura-car.html
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OBD Code P1490 low speed fan relay ckt open-short
http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/11/obd-code-p1490-low-speed-fan-relay-ckt.html
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Engine cooling components working?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/engine-cooling-components-working.html

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How does Vehicles Engine cooling system works?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-does-vehicles-engine-cooling-system.html

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Hyundai Sonata cooling fan not working

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/hyundai-sonata-cooling-fan-not-working.html

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Fuel pump relay and cooling fan relay troubleshooting on 1997 ford thunderbird?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/10/fuel-pump-relay-and-cooling-fan-relay.html
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Fan belt routing diagram for 2004 Volkswagen Jetta?

http://carbeltrouting.blogspot.com/2011/12/fan-belt-routing-diagram-for-2004.html
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Timing belt, drive belt, serpentine belt, accessory belt, fan belt, engine belt routing diagrams for all types of car models?

http://carbeltrouting.blogspot.in/2012/02/timing-beltdrive-beltserpentine.html
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A/C, heater, defroster fan, not working?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/ac-heater-defroster-fan-not-working.html
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Blower fan not running on Isuzu trooper?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/blower-fan-not-running-on-isuzu-trooper.html
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How to replace blower motor fan assembly on 2000 GMC Yukon?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/how-to-replace-blower-motor-fan.html
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Heater AC or defroster fan not working on KIA?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/heater-ac-or-defroster-fan-not-working.html
------------These will help.Thanks.

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Engine cooling fan only works when ac or defrost is on


if engine at long stand still,the engine temperature will rise about 190 degrees the cooling fan suppose to automaticaly turn on when coolant temperature sensor get hot it cause its resistance decrease causing pcm to send power to coolant fan relays and cooling fans, when you turn on AC the cooling fans suppose to turn on to cool down AC CONDENSOR, IF NOT AC WONT WORK COOLING FAN COOLS DOWN REFRIGERANT SO IT CAN RECYCLE THROUGH THE SYSTEM AGAIN.your cooling is suppose to turn on when engine at a sit still if vechicle not moving as coolant temperature rises at a set point the cooling fans will turn on cool down engine.cooling fans dont turn on when you first cold stsrt vechicle unless you have AC SWITCH ON.if cooling fans dont turn on when vechicle at a long stand still or moving along slow traffic.if coolant temperature sensor been replaced and fuses and relays okay have dealership check see if pcm driver circuit working faulty pcm will cause cooling fans not to turn on.

Sep 27, 2012 | 1996 Buick Century

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Fan comes on when switch ignition on instead of when hot Tazz


If the fan not turning on when car engine getting hot,then car will notice overheating.Click this link below for troubleshooting:---http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/car-running-hot.html--------To know how engine cooling system works ,click the link below :----Engine cooling components working?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/engine-cooling-components-working.html

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How does Vehicles Engine cooling system works? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-does-vehicles-engine-cooling-system.html
------------How to Replace Engine cooling Fan:-- http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-engine-cooling-fan-on.html
-----------Replace Fan Relay but still Radiator cooling fans not working? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/replace-fan-relay-but-still-radiator.html
----------DIC says "COOLING FAN FAULT"? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/dic-says-cooling-fan-fault.html
---------Where Is Radiator Fan relay and Fuse Located?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/where-is-radiator-fan-relay-and-fuse.html

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This will help.

Thanks.

Feb 09, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

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My radiator fan is not working


For radiator replacement procedure and radiator problem troubleshooting. I suggest you to click the link below and follow the detailed procedure :-----

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How to Replace Engine cooling Fan on car? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-engine-cooling-fan-on.html

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Engine makes noise and Cooling Fan belt Breaks? http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/12/engine-makes-noise-and-cooling-fan-belt.html

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Replace Fan Relay but still Radiator cooling fans not working? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/replace-fan-relay-but-still-radiator.html

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Cooling fan relays location? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/cooling-fan-relays-location-on-1998.html----------DIC says "COOLING FAN FAULT"? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/dic-says-cooling-fan-fault.html
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How to replace radiator Cooling Fan?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-cooling-fan-on-acura-car.html

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Engine cooling components working?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/engine-cooling-components-working.html

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How does Vehicles Engine cooling system works? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-does-vehicles-engine-cooling-system.html

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cooling fan not working http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/hyundai-sonata-cooling-fan-not-working.html----------- Fuel pump relay and cooling fan relay troubleshooting? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/10/fuel-pump-relay-and-cooling-fan-relay.html

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Why Transmission fluid leaks near radiator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/02/transmission-fluid-leaks-near-radiator.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/ford-windstar-transmission-fluid.html


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How to replace Radiator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-radiator-on-audi-and-vw.html

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HOW TO REPLACE AN UPPER RADIATOR HOSE

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-upper-radiator-hose.html

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HOW TO REPLACE A LOWER RADIATOR HOSE

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-lower-radiator-hose.html

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How to replace Radiator on Car models?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-radiator-on-acura-car.html

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How to flush cars radiator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-flush-cars-radiator.html

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HOW TO PRESSURE TEST A RADIATOR AND CAP

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-pressure-test-radiator-and-cap.html

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HOW TO REPLACE A RADIATOR

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-radiator.html
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HOW TO REPLACE A RADIATOR SUPPORT

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-radiator-support.html

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This details will help.

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Feb 01, 2012 | 1997 Mercury Cougar XR7

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I just bought a 1995 jetta and it's running at 260 degrees. Is this too high, and if it is then what would be causing this?


CHECK TO SEE IF BOTH COOLING FANS RUNNING ARE RUNNING WHEN ENGINE RUNNING START OVERHEATING IF COOLING FANS NOT WORKING CHECK COOLING FANS LARGE FUSES IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT OR YOU COULD FAULTY COOLING FANS THERMO SWITCH BOTTOM LEFT SIDE OR RADIATOR.IF COOLING FANS IS WORKING WHILE ENGINE RUNNING.RADIATOR CORES AND HEATER CORE COULD BE CLOGGED.COOLANT SYSTEM NEED FLUSHING. THE THERMOSTAT PARTIALLY CLOSED CAUSE ENGINE OVER HEAT.CHECK WATERPUMP WEEP HOLE IF LEAKING WATER PUMP NEED REPLACING.

Jul 21, 2011 | Volkswagen Jetta Cars & Trucks

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1996 Honda Odyessey engine cooling fans don't come on and engine on and engine temperature tends to go up. it will only come on when the AC is switched on. i do not need to run the AC all the time but i...


Check all fuses first. if the fuses are okay, disconnect the engine cooling fan connector and using jumper wires, connect the fan motor directly to the battery and ground. If the fan still doesn't work, replace it. If the fan does work, its relay may be faulty. Check in the engine compartment fuse box for the cooling fan relays. Try switching the cooling fan relays and see if the engine fan comes on and the a/c condensor fan stops working. If so, the engine cooling fan relay is faulty. If the engine fan still doesn't come on with a good relay, then check the engine temperature switch located at the passenger end of the front cylinder head. It is supposed to switch (have continuity) when the engine temperature reaches 205 deg F. You can remove the switch and put it in a pot of close to boiling water (212 deg F). If it doesn't have continuity at that temperature, it is defective.

Mar 21, 2011 | 1996 Honda Odyssey

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