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Radiator fan, ac, overheating problem. erradic operation of ac and radiator fan. therostat has been replaced, radiator, hoses and water pump are relatively new. radiator fan was replaced due to old radiator fan failure. new fan has always been erradic in actuating high and low though the fan tests good. now ac runs cold and not so cold. when ac runs warm engine overheats.

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