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VT 1100C2 2007 cooling fan not starting

The cooling fan is not starting when the engine is hot. I replaced the activator that goes into the radiator but still won't start. Connected the cooling fan directly and started, so the fan is ok. Fuses are ok. Checked almost everything but still won't start by itself. Any ideas?

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  • df_mart Sep 25, 2009

    thank you. But which relay would it be, since I know one is for fuel cut, and other for turning signals. Which one would it be and where si it located?

    thank you very much



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Check the relay.

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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Where the bike is water cooled, and you say the fan works when you connect it direct. I would say you do not have a problem. I have a sabre 2004 and the fan rarely cuts in even in very hot weather sitting at lights. It is probably fine. You can check out my advice at or

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