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Cooling Fan for 1992 Dodge Caravan

Fan Motor Works when tested but will not work automatically. Will not operate when engine is hot.

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    brian c May 11, 2010

    If the fan works, then it is the temperature sensor (either located on the engine, or on the radiator itself), or the fan relay.

    Most likely it's the relay, as that handles all of the electrical load.

    Does it come on if you turn on the a/c?


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Where is the fan relay switch located?

Posted on Nov 06, 2008

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Its most likely the fan switch relay

Posted on Jul 08, 2008

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Try your coolant temp sensor first its cheaper it is near the thermostat housing it has two wires,disconect it if your fan turns on then its just that part if not then it's your relay switch which is near your battery w/4 wires pink,green,grey and one other color

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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