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Only one of the two cooling fans is coming on even with the air running enginge dosen't over heat but I loos fluid out the overflow bottle. How do I check the fan that is not working

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If there is a set of connections going to the two fans and you can unplug the one that is running and plug it in to the one that is not to see if the fan starts. If it runs then it is not your fan motor but a relay or fuse. If you cant do this run a wire from the positive battery post to the fan lead and ground the other lead to the motor. If the fan motor is ok it should start.

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