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Does the radiator fan keep running even after switching off the engine

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  • locass04 Aug 27, 2008

    my sienna fan stays on then it kills my battery it won't turn off until i start the car

  • locass04 Aug 27, 2008

    how do i fix the fan problem please help don't know what to do it keeps on draining my battery

  • Anonymous Oct 08, 2008

    The radiator fan continues to run long after the motor has cooled down...running down the battery. Could this be the cooling fan motor relay?

  • jpw5 Dec 01, 2008

    The fan keeps running and never cuts off.



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The temperature actuated switch is stuck in the ON position if the cooling fan(s) continue to operate after the engine has cooled down. Locate the defective sensor switch and replace it to eliminate the problem. This could be continuous or intermittent and either way if the switch is faulty it should be replaced.

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Where do I find the temperature actuated switch honda civic 2004

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Yes most cars have this feature so you dont essentially bake your motor it runs the fan(s) until the temp is down to a reasonable level

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It is normal for the fan to occassionaly run for up to 5 minutes after the engine has been turned off. If it stays running much longer than that, then you have a problem with either the fan timer, or fan switch B.

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SOURCE: radiator fan keeps running with

on the 98 cherokee the fan isnt supposed to run after you turn the car off check the relay in the fuse box by the battery under the hood. Try replacing it with a different one in there. The relay may be stuck

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SOURCE: Radiator Fan continuously running with engine off, discharging battery

It is not the fault: for long time Renault has that concept, that is to prevent engine oveheating when coolant circulation is suddenly stopped.

Radiator fan can continue to work up to 10 minutes after engine is off. You should worry about it only if it wouldn't stop even after 10 minutes.

Posted on Oct 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Radiator fan stays on and engine runs hotter.

check thermostat,stays closed

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SOURCE: electric fan on radiator runs whenever engine is

this is either a sticking fan relay or the sensor is in the thermostat housing, try the relay 1st.

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SOURCE: 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L 6cyl: Radiator fan

there is a solid state fan relay located under the passenger side headlight assembly. There are two ways to get at it. Either you can tear apart the entire front of the vehicle or you can remove the passenger side headlamp assembly and carefully drill a hole about in the middle of the opening and down towards the ground. Look in the hole you drilled you should be able to see the relay. Continue drilling/cutting until you have a hole just large enough to get the old relay out and a new one in. The hole will be covered by the headlamp and has become the preferred method of replacing since they are so common and removing the entire front assembly is so time consuming.

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