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1997 Grand Caravan overheating.

I have a 1997 Dodge Grand Caravan. It recently overheated and the dealership said that the relay switch and the wiring needed to be replaced ($300). I heard that you can bypass the switch and hard-wire the fan. How do I do that?

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I would be a bit leary of hard wiring the fan. That may cause some other problems, such as the motor not getting warm enough in the winter time. I would get another opinion on the price they are giving you. I can see needing to replace the relay, but what is wrong with the wiring, unless the wiring is burnt up, you should be able to just replace the relay.

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