How to Fix A Cooling Fan?       4 Easy Steps to Diagnose and Fix a                  Cooling Fansource: http://www.buyautop...
How to Fix a Cooling Fan in a Car in 4           Simple Steps?• The cooling fan in a car is activated whenever  the engine...
Is your car’s temperature gauge            getting too hot?• There’s no need to panic. If the temperature gauge  needle mo...
1. Test the motor• Check under the hood, locate the cooling fan and see if it is  spinning. If it isn’t then something is ...
2. Check the fuse• If the motor does come on then the problem  is somewhere else. At this point we know the  motor isn’t g...
3. Check the temperature switch• The fan gets its power by a switch called the  cooling fan temperature switch. The positi...
4. Check the cooling fan relay• After all of that, the fan may still refuse to  work. There is one more thing left to chec...
How to Fix A Cooling Fan?                                The EndFor more Auto How To Tips visit, http://www.buyautoparts.c...
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How to fix a cooling fan?

  1. 1. How to Fix A Cooling Fan? 4 Easy Steps to Diagnose and Fix a Cooling Fansource: http://www.buyautoparts.com/howto/how-to-fix-a-cooling-fan.htm
  2. 2. How to Fix a Cooling Fan in a Car in 4 Simple Steps?• The cooling fan in a car is activated whenever the engine temperature rises above a certain temperature. The fan doesn’t run all the time. Typically when a vehicle is driving at slower speeds or stuck in traffic it will be needed. source: http://www.buyautoparts.com/howto/how-to-fix-a-cooling-fan.htm
  3. 3. Is your car’s temperature gauge getting too hot?• There’s no need to panic. If the temperature gauge needle moves into the red, this usually means a problem with the cooling fan. If this happens while you’re driving, you should pull over as soon as possible.• The cooling fan will need to be fixed quickly, as continued driving will cause the engine to overheat and lead to a lot of trouble. You can easily identify and fix this issue yourself. There are four failure points that need checking.• Note: the following are general instructions. Check your owner’s manual for further instructions and precautions. source: http://www.buyautoparts.com/howto/how-to-fix-a-cooling-fan.htm
  4. 4. 1. Test the motor• Check under the hood, locate the cooling fan and see if it is spinning. If it isn’t then something is wrong with the fan system.• Cooling fans are simple DC motors. You should start by testing the motor. You should see a cable coming off the motor. Follow the wire from the fan motor towards the engine, until you get to the plug for the fan connector. Gently unplug the cable from the connector.• Get a hold of jumper wires for testing. Hook up one end to the positive and negative terminals of your car battery and the other end to the terminals on the fan motor. It doesn’t really matter which way you connect this.• CAUTION: the fan blades are sharp. Take all necessary safety precautions.• If the fan motor doesn’t start working, then the problem is with the motor and you just need to get a replacement. source: http://www.buyautoparts.com/howto/how-to-fix-a-cooling-fan.htm
  5. 5. 2. Check the fuse• If the motor does come on then the problem is somewhere else. At this point we know the motor isn’t getting any power. So check the fuse to make sure it hasn’t blown (it should be continuous). If the fuse has blown, then it needs replacing. source: http://www.buyautoparts.com/howto/how-to-fix-a-cooling-fan.htm
  6. 6. 3. Check the temperature switch• The fan gets its power by a switch called the cooling fan temperature switch. The position of this switch depends on your car. Check your car manual to locate it. To check it you need to unplug it, ground the terminal from that end and take the other end of the ground wire to the negative terminal of the battery. If the fan starts working, then all you need is a new sensor for the cooling fan. source: http://www.buyautoparts.com/howto/how-to-fix-a-cooling-fan.htm
  7. 7. 4. Check the cooling fan relay• After all of that, the fan may still refuse to work. There is one more thing left to check, the cooling fan relay. Go to the fuse box which should show you where the relay is. Unplug the relay and just replace it. Over time these relays can stop working and simply need replacing. source: http://www.buyautoparts.com/howto/how-to-fix-a-cooling-fan.htm
  8. 8. How to Fix A Cooling Fan? The EndFor more Auto How To Tips visit, http://www.buyautoparts.com/howto/If you need to purchase an auto part- Visit www.buyautoparts.com- Call 1-888-907-7225- Or send an email to sales@buyautoparts.com THANKS source: http://www.buyautoparts.com/howto/how-to-fix-a-cooling-fan.htm

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