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Vw Golf mk v

My fan comes on straight away ,the engine doesnt need to be hot what is wrong and how can it be fixed?

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Hi, Marco3.
This sounds like a problem with the engine temperature sensor, but without knowing which model / engine you have I can't tell you where to look. The best course of action is, in my opinion, to get a fault code check done on the car.
If you are technically minded you can get an interface cable quite cheaply and run some free VAG software on a laptop to get a list of fault codes. Interpreting them is a whole 'nother ball game, but there is a lot of help available online.

If these suggestions do help you solve the problem, please give my reply a rating to help others judge my knowledge / guessing skills.
If they do not, please add a comment with more details so
I can try to help you further. Cheers, D

Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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