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Thermo switch my raditator fans do not turn on at all and worried about it overheating. how to i located the problems and find the thermo wwitch if thats it?

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Check your ground wires, that can cause a fuse to blow..Make sure the replacement fuse is same amperage as the original....the fan on this is only supposed to run at low traffic speeds right? you shouldn't need it at highway speeds.. Good luck to you friend....Tim

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