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Fan the fan does not work when stopped, and overheats when running

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You have to check the main relay fan fuse relay and disconnect the fan and try it directly to make sure the fan motor is fine if all this is well into the cavity where the thermostat is a thermal switch that sends it relay the signal to the fan you can disconnect and the fan has to start working if this works the problem is you have the thermal switch. Thanks

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Check or replace the radiator coolant fan relay. if replace the radiator coolant fan relay, fan still not working . maybe the radiator coolant fan is bad or loose connection. hope this can help.

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