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Old 04-03-2011, 01:48 PM   #1
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Cooling fan not working

Last night i was out having dinner with my old lady and before we left i started the car to let it warm up. After about 10 mins we were leaving and i noticed that my temp gauge was all the way up!! I let it cool down and drove back home. This morning i did some research and there are two fans on my 03 SVT and between the fans there is a sensor? I think thats what it is, but i took it out and pulled it apart and the prong was burn't up. I was told that i could turn my A/C on and the fan should work, but mine didn't. Is there something else that could be bad?


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Old 04-03-2011, 02:42 PM   #2
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check the resistor, replace the relay, i did that with my focus it was doing the something, mine was a mix of a bad resistor and melted relay, it still goes over a little more than normal temp but goes back to normal temp after the fans kick on about 30 seconds to a minutes later
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Old 04-03-2011, 07:13 PM   #3
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check the resistor, replace the relay, i did that with my focus it was doing the something, mine was a mix of a bad resistor and melted relay, it still goes over a little more than normal temp but goes back to normal temp after the fans kick on about 30 seconds to a minutes later
Where is the resistor and the relay located? This is my first focus and i have only had the car for about 2 weeks. Thanks alot for the reply!
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Old 04-04-2011, 07:43 AM   #4
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Not to thread jack here but I was having the same issues right before I put mine in storage. When I pick it up in August I need to fix it so I'm interested to know what to do/how much it'll run me. Sorry for jackin' Sharp16!
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the resistor in dead in the middle of your 2 fans close to the top. best to replace both the resistor and the burned wiring/connectors.
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Not to thread jack here but I was having the same issues right before I put mine in storage. When I pick it up in August I need to fix it so I'm interested to know what to do/how much it'll run me. Sorry for jackin' Sharp16!
check the resistor and connector and wiring. this is a common problem.
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u can buy a connector from your local junk yard i bought one for a contour, the wires needed to be switched around but the plug was brand new
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