Radiator cooling fans stopped working 1998 ford contour 2.5 liter
some of you might be familiar with me as i asked a couple questions about this particular car's transmission last week. its a 1998 ford contour GL. equipped with a 2.0 liter zetec 16 valve 4 cylinder and a 4 speed automatic transmission. i bought the car last week to fix it and sell it. so, today i finished giving it a mild tune up. ive changed the oil and filter, transmission fluid, fuel filter, air filter, added lucas transmission stop slip, and fuel injector cleaner. so, after finishing up the transmission fluid change, i let the car idle for about 10 minutes until it got up to its normal operating temperature. then it started to overheat, then its temperature went back down into the normal range, but yet it was too close to the hot range for comfort. i turned the heater all the way on and it didnt make too much of a dramatic difference. as i looked over the engine compartment, and felt the upper radiator hose to see if the thermostat had opened up fully, i noticed that the electric radiator cooling fans werent on at all. so, im assuming that thats what the problem is. my question for you is: besides checking the fuses, what else is there to look for to see why the car's cooling fans arent kicking on? im still really unfamiliar with fords late model cars. im pretty fed up with this one already. thanks for your input.
Sep 13, 2013 |
1998 Ford Contour