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Engine low coolant light on. looked for leak in engine compartment,none found. Topped off tank with red vw coolant. Went a few days and light came on again. This time a little fluid on garage floor. Wondering if cooling fan is running or fuse is blown for the fan.

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  • mcdoogy Sep 03, 2010

    Thanks! I checked these fuses by looking at the top of them. The blades across the top of them are ok. Is there a temp sensor that may be bad, that tells the fan to turn on? The one I am looking at is in the radiator hose,just right of center as you look at the engine,or is there something else to check first?

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You can idle the car up to operating temperature to see if the cooling fan engages. there is a fuse for the fan, it's a 30 amp breaker located in the fuse panel mounted under your hood right on top of your battery. Your Owners Manual should have an illustration.

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