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I have a '97 Dodge Intrepid with an overheating problem. I had to change the water pump and intake manifold gasket because it was losing water, that seems to be ok. Now I have only one cooling fan working with the A/C on. The primary fan does not come on at all. I jumped the motor and know that the motor works, I also replaced both cooling fan relays. but still cannot get the primary fan to come on.

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Hi!!

have you replaced the coolant temp. sensor?? If so, check the wiring to it.

Also, I have an Intrepid 99 myself, the cooling fan comes on when the gauge gets to almost half way, not before. On mine, I had to replace the motor because it failed to start some times.

The motor for the fan is sealed non repairable but I opened anyway, I found that the bearings where dry (no grease) and over time, became harder and harder for the motor to start up. I got to tell you that the motor allways worked when I placed juice straight from the battery.

So I reccomend to replace the coolant temp. sensor and the fan motor.

Good Luck!!

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