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Cooliant fan not running

Where is the relay switch for the cooliant fan

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The tempature switch for the fan will be located on the radiator tank, most likly near the bottom or mid way up. It will have two wires in most cases.

With the key on but the car not running, connect these two wires together. If the fan runs, replace this radiator switch.

If the fan does not run, pull the connectors apart going to the fan itself. Jump power and ground to each of these two wires. If the fan does not run, the problem is the fan. If it does run, the problem is most likely the relay for this fan

Good Luck!

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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