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The fan moter to moterdoesnt work replaced switch by thermostat itstill dont work.hooked up toggle switch to fan direct it workd. is there a relay cant find it

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  • mike okelly Apr 10, 2011

    where is this relay looked all over . told u the fan works. do you have a clue nothing sais cooling fan relay where isit or is it a resister

  • mike okelly Apr 10, 2011

    no i have the fan directly hooked up w toggle . yes there should be a relay do you have adiagrahm nothing sais fan relay all fuses r good 2 the fan definatly works wheres the something else

  • mike okelly Apr 10, 2011

    1993 geo metro 1.3 liter bigblock

  • mike okelly Apr 10, 2011

    tryed this changed the relay same it works on horn relay weird could i have got a bad switch hmm weird n o so puzzled

  • mike okelly Apr 11, 2011

    ok boss tryed everything you said let the car idle 4 half an hour fan never came on and car never overheated . plus i switchedout horn 4 coolin fan rela y its cold her cant seem 2 get car 2 get hot seems warm like fan used 2 come on if let idle 4 15 minuts but hmmm

  • mike okelly Apr 11, 2011

    sorry you couldnt help me im done 2 day all wiring is in great shape grounds clean idont no thanks any way apriciate it wireing is fine is there anothr resister terminal dont make sence its just af n geo got exp so f it 4now

  • mike okelly Apr 11, 2011

    the horn relay is the exact same relay as the cooling fan.an yes thehorn works when i changed them out

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Yes there should be a relay for it. Depending on the year of the car, it may be found at a separate box at the engine bay. IT could be wither the side where the fan is or near the other box for the relay. But if you had the fan directly hooked up to the battery and still failed to run, unless there are wiring issues then the fan needs replacing.

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  • Nicolo Carlo Parazo Apr 10, 2011

    can I get the model and year of your car? Different models and years would have the location varied. Thanks

  • Nicolo Carlo Parazo Apr 10, 2011

    Please see below diagram of the box. It is also a fuse box. If I am not mistaken found at the driver side.
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  • Nicolo Carlo Parazo Apr 10, 2011

    Just correct me if I am wrong, you tested the fan relay on the horn, correct and it worked. Try the relay of the horn to the fan. If it does not work, have the socket and the wiring inspected it may be bad. If it does work, you may need to replace the fan relay.

  • Nicolo Carlo Parazo Apr 11, 2011

    it is puzzling.... it does makes me want to check the wiring to be sure.

  • Nicolo Carlo Parazo Apr 11, 2011

    lets recap...



    the relay of the horn works when put on the socket for the fan correct?



    the relay of the fan works on the socket for the horn correct?



    If the above were true, it is likely a relay problem. The relay may not be able to supply the fan with the needed power. The relays actually is a 'switch' which delivers power from the battery.


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