Question about Dodge 2004 Intrepid SE

1 Answer

What would my car do if the fan was not working right?

When driving the car it seems like the fan comes on hard and then it overheats. just about everything in the car was replaced to try to fix this problem. If something is making the fan delay until the car is already hot what is causing it? I have replaced the thermostat 2 times already. The heat in the car also stops working when the car stars overheating too.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Dodge Master
  • 16,010 Answers

The causes of overheating are:
1. Wrong mixture of water and antifreeze.
2. Clogged radiator inside or outside
3. Radiator cap leak.
4. Bad water pump.
5. Thermostat wrong, or installed upside down.
6. Bad water pump. Vanes on impellor worn out.
7. Hose collapse on the intake side of the pump.

Posted on May 13, 2014

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get 2 Free calls (no credit card required) and instant help on almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, appliances, handyman, and even pets).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Overheats sitting


The radiator fan should come on at 220 degrees. You could bypass the fan relay to power the fan while you are driving until you can get the actual problem fixed.

Jun 03, 2013 | Honda Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

E machine t3104 cd drive and hardrive dont work fans and processor fans come on though.


Substitue different power cables for the hard drive and cd drive. Also check that power cables and data cables are firmly connected at both ends.

Feb 09, 2013 | E-Machines (T3104) PC Desktop

1 Answer

It make these screeching sounds n my computer sometimes doesnt start up properly or becomes incredibly slow on the brink of being frozen..


Hi,

Try to observe if the sound is coming from the fan or the hard drive. Also check if your computer seems to overheat, if yes, replace the fan before it could further damage your laptop. If the sound is coming from the hard drive, replace it since it is mechanically defective.

Goodluck.

Jul 17, 2011 | ASUS UL50Vt Notebook

2 Answers

Hi i have BMW 525i 2004 from time to time when


It is very important that the engine not overheat! The head can crack and this would be very bad.
I think your car is too new to need a new radiator.
Make sure the coolant level is correct.
Check the thermostat housing for leaks.
When the engine is hot, check if the fan clutch is locked up and actually driving the fan. Turn the engine off and grab the fan and try to turn it. It should turn stiffly. If it spins freely the fan clutch is dead.
It is possible that the water pump impeller has failed, especially if it is a plastic one.

Jan 21, 2010 | 2004 BMW 5 Series

1 Answer

Cooling fan runs constantly. Car overheats.


check engine temp sensor if ok check fan relay

Jul 07, 2009 | 1998 Cadillac Eldorado

3 Answers

1996 Rodeo overheating


Check to see if there is water in the oil...If there is water in the oil then it could have a head gasket problem..Did you ever replace the thermostat? If it is stuck then it would also cause overheating...Excessive exhaust backpressure because of a clogged catalytic converter could also cause overheating..Also check belt tension and condition. A loose belt that slips may prevent the water pump from circulating coolant fast enough and/or the fan from turning fast for proper cooling...Another thing it could be is a faulty Water pump -- Any wobble in the pump shaft or seepage would call for replacement. In some instances, a pump can cause an engine to overheat if the impeller vanes are badly eroded due to corrosion or if the impeller has come loose from the shaft. The wrong pump may also cause an engine to overheat. Some engines with serpentine drive belts require a special water pump that turns in the opposite direction of those used on the same engine with ordinary V-belts... Also check the Fan -- With mechanical fans, most overheating problems are caused by a faulty fan clutch, though a missing fan shroud can reduce the fan's cooling effectiveness by as much as 50% (depending on the fan's distance from the radiator) which may be enough to cause the engine to overheat in hot weather or when working hard.

Dec 16, 2008 | 1996 Isuzu Rodeo

1 Answer

Fan only works when a/c is on


Which fan the engine cooling fan? if that is what you mean remember the fan only comes on when engine reaches 235 degrees F. (that is almost in the overheat area of the temp gauge) which means it hardly ever runs under normal driving conditions.

Aug 26, 2008 | Pontiac Grand Am Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Overheats at low speeds. Electric fan coming on, but other fan just seems to 'drift'. Is there a clutch on this fan?


yes there is a clutch on your main fan and it sucks trying to get it off and replace it with out taking out the radiator...when i first bought my jeep three years ago i had a small hole in my radiator and when i fixed that soon after i found out the my fan clutch was not working right either...so i had to take every thing back off and fix my fan...now it works great

Jul 08, 2008 | 1996 Jeep Cherokee Country

5 Answers

Dell Latitude C510/610 wont turn on


I have more of a suspicion of the CPU fan than the hard drive, right now. If a hard drive goes bad, the system will wake up, go through it's POST (Power On Self Test), and then tell you there's an issue with the hard drive. If the CPU fan goes bad, the system turns on, sees an RPM of 0 on the fan, then turns back off. That hypothesis also fits in with the slowness you were seeing. If a CPU starts to overheat (because the fan isn't running well), it will start to throttle the clock speed down in an attempt to produce less heat.
Unfortunately, it sounds like your laptop may be in need of a professional repair facility.

Mar 07, 2008 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dodge 2004 Intrepid SE Logo

41 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dodge Computers & Internet Experts

Gene

Level 2 Expert

110 Answers

D. E. Hev

Level 3 Expert

1173 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76649 Answers

Are you a Dodge Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...