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Radiator fans not running. I've checked fuses and they are good. Any other ideas?

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YOU HAVE AN TEMP SENSOR - ALSO ON THE SYSTEM. DID YOU CHECK FOR VOLTAGE ?

Posted on Oct 12, 2010

  • joshsharp536 Oct 12, 2010

    Hmmm. Do you know how I could find this sensor? I haven't checked for voltage. Honestly, I'm not too sure of how to do that. I am very new to this kind of thing, but I want to figure out how to fix these kinds of problems myself if at all possible.

    Thanks!

  • ARNE ERIKSSON Oct 12, 2010

    YOU SHOULD GET AN MULTIMETER AND CHECK THE FUSES. IT CAN BE DONE WHITOUT REMOVING THEM IN MOST CASES, THE TEMPSENSOR FOR THE FAN ARE PLACED ON THE RADIATOR- OR THE TERMOSTAT HOUSE. BUT SOME TIMES THEY USE SIGNALS FROM THE ECM COOLANT SENSOR .IF SO YOU NEED MORE EXPENSIVE READERS TO BE ABLE TO CHECK THE SYSTEM , I USE BOSCH KTS 570 MY SELF , BUT THEY ARE EXPENSIVE TO HAVE ,BUT VERY GOOD (I HAVE MY OWN WORKSHOP )

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