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Radiator (fan) bought a engine for a 1990 Nissan Sentra and got it installed.. since then, radiator fan wont turn on even when i leave the car running.. i drove it on the freeway and got scared coz it might overheat.. checked temperature cauge, its right above the (C) level.. wat do i check? wat cud be the problem??

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If the gauge is staying at c even when u drive it it wont over heat or the fan wont cut in its not getting hot enough

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