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Update the bios and if that does not work replace fan
vote me a 10 when this works for you

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A faulty fan causes the problem or the fan and heat sink assembly are cloggedwith dust.
Check the CPU fan to see if it spins freely, if not replace the fan.
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Hi samohtpfeffe, i've been having the exact same problem. if fan making noise because you video card is over heating, or you fan is about to die, if the fan stops spinning and this will cause video card to overheat and damage and system lock up or crash, i recommend you replace video card fan as soon as possible, to solve this broblem.

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I have 2003 grand cherokee with 140000 miles that overheats at idle. as soon as i start moving again, the temp goes back to normal.


You have two fan's on your truck, 1 is a fan clutch runs with the drive belt, 2 elec fan motor, with test light and engine running at normal temp, just a little bit above 1/2 way on your temp gauge check voltage at elec. cooling fan harness if you have voltage at one of the two wire's and fan don't turn on, bad cooling fan motor, on the fan clutch after you check voltage at elec. fan motor turn engine off, with your hand spin drive belt fan if it spin's freely bad fan clutch, replace it.Also check cooling level.Hope this was very helpful

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