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Radiator Fan relay

How hard is it to replace the fan relay? and how likely is it that the electric fan actually went out? My local AAA wanted 900 to replace the fan assembly and relay in?

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  • jeffjiannuzz Aug 16, 2008

    Thanks for the help..........I'll give it a go!

  • bentley14 Aug 16, 2008

    fan is not coming on fan is good fues are good i do not see a relay labled rad fan i have a tcm and asd relay along with the outher relays what am i missing

  • nancyhubbard Aug 20, 2008

    jeep overheated all of a sudden. found that the fan was not working. told it might be the fan relay module. let me know if something works.

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Locate the relay in the under hood relay center remove it and swap it with the A/C relay or a relay that looks the same. If the fan still doesn't come on, the fan is not working anymore. If it does come on, go to the parts store and replace the relay. You can use a jump wire to the hot side of the fan from the pos side of the battery to see if the fan comes on. Also run a jump ground. Disconnect the harness to the fan so you don't back feed the ECM. Just use a couple of flat female blade connectors and wires to jump to the battery to test fan. $600.00 is way too much to replace the fan. You can find a good replacement fan assy. at the local wrecking yard for cheap. They work out just fine.

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

  • Lee Quiroz
    Lee Quiroz Aug 17, 2008

    The fan relay is located behind the bumper fascia below the headlight. I should have posted that in my last post.

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