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This is a very common complaint in the 2004 Outlander that is often related to a single known issue that is related to a faulty design engine cooling fan controller (like a solid state relay), it keeps the fan on all the time. the fan controller as I said was recalled by the factory.
Have your dealer run the VIN of your car, more than likely it is covered under warranty.

Posted on Mar 25, 2011

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    yadayada Mar 25, 2011

    Location of engine cooling fan controller:

    When you open the hood, there should be a large plastic snorkel coming off the air filter and ending at the radiator support.... just below this you will see a black metal box, about 4"x4"x1" mounted vertically on the fan shroud with a few connectors sticking out the driver side of it.
    Look at the black face of it (facing rearward) and see if there are any marks on it. You would be expecting to see nothing, white stamped writing, pink stamped writing, a green circular sticker, etc

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