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Cooling fan I have a 2002 Chevy Cavalier, and the cooling fan seems to only come on when it wants to. When it does not come on, the car runs hot, and the a/c blows hot air. When in does come on, it cycles off and on very rapidly and makes the car surge to a point that at a dead stop it will make the car lunge. Any help? Thanks Karen

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  • derek4995 Jul 31, 2008

    I have a 2002 Chevy Cavalier and my cooling fan never comes on, not even when the engine gets extremely hot. It would however come on when i turned the ac on. Now, if i am at a stop, the ac turns on and off and the car lurches forward, but the fan never comes on now. Someone help!

    Derek

  • Salku Aug 05, 2008

    It seems that when i speed a lil i get the fan to turn on but yea it sometimes does not turn on nor when it gets hot and now it cost me 950 in repairs, anyone knows the prolems thanks

  • pinkeranne10 Oct 07, 2008

    my fan doesnt come on and the car lurches and surges when at a stop sigh, it will also die if I put the switch to circulate air in the car... Ive heard that your supposed to have that on when your a/c is on...the only time the cooler cools is if Im going over 45 mph or on the free way..it doesnt need a fan to blow the cool air I guess.. Ive been told to replace the fan all together...around 57$-110.oo$ to fix......

  • richard allen Jun 15, 2012

    ckeck the cooling fan relay and wires

  • Hiram Compi Sep 24, 2013

    Your problem is the Temperture Sensor located right beside the alternator.

  • Hiram Compi Sep 24, 2013

    It's the Temperture Sensor. Your car will overheat when udisng the AC because if the compressor clutch does not activate, neither will the fan motor which recieves from it.

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I would deff check the relay i had a problem with my relay going out on my 04 but i just ran my fan to a togle switch so i can turn it on and off when i want it on when im in dead stop situations like traffic and also when your ac is on the fan has to be on or your ac will cut on and off to keep your car from really over heating in a hurry if your not moving, but i also run my car at the track and it helps to keep it cooler when racing down the drag strip.

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Definitely check the relay. this is really easy to do as the cooling fan and the heater/blower relay are interchangeable. if the ac and heating system inside your car is actually blowing, go under the hood and switch the two relays. go back and turn on the ac/heater and see if the air is blowing. if not then buy a new relay .. $10 at most

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Check your $10.00 cooling fan relay.

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