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The fan is not coming on and the car is overheating. how many censors are there to check for this problem or is there anything that you can help me with.

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If you look at the left front of your engine by the valve cover there's a sender that's mounted in the coolant tube, it has a connector with 2 wires on it. If you remove the connector from the sender (which is acctually a temp. switch for the radaitor cooling fan) the fan should start running after several seconds. If it dosen't turn on it's more than likley your fan motor.
If the fan turns on then replace the temp. switch.

I had this exact same thing happen to me and it ended up being the fan motor, which I was able to find a a local auto parts store.

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