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JUST PUT NEW RADIATOR IN ,OLD ONE CRACKED ON SIDE. ALL HAS BEEN REPLACED BUT THE RAD. FAN WONT CLICK ON. CHECKED THE FAN CONNECTION,ALL OK.RAN CAR TILL TEMP. RAISED TO ALMOST 1/2 WAY,STILL NO FAN.CAR IS IN GOOD CONDITION, ENGINE HAS BEEN PAMPERED. GOT ANY IDEAS.

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Good Evening, the temp gauge on a gm goes slightly over half before the fan comes on with the age of your car maybe higher if it has overheated before, When in doubt i usually hook my scanner up and check temp that way and also a laser temp reader. One thing to do is unplug your coolant temp sensor and see if your fans come on. Another thing to do is be sure your cooling system has been burped (no more air bubbles). Those are some things to start with first I would let the temp gauge go up maybe to even almost 3/4 of the way up just to be sure it is not coming on. Hope this helps.
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Ok take a jumper wire and hook it up to battery then to fan see if fan is working ok and not the motor burnt up then there is a fan relay switch test that see if it is working

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    What is that fan relay switch test? We can't even find ours.

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