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HVAC system shuts off when fan on MAX and engine ON

2009 Toyota Venza Recently noticed that when the front defrost mode is select (which sets fan to max and directs air to the windshield), the entire HVAC system shuts off (i.e. blower motor stopped, ...
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Overheating w/ Radiator Fan on, Engine Off

I have a 2008 Honda Accord EX 3.5L V6, with about 152k mileage. Very recently, after driving for about 15-20 minutes of a normal commute, I shut my car off, there is a noise (radiator fan) noise ...
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2013 Chrysler T&C OBD throwing P0480, low speed fan runs fine when commanded through OBD. How is the fan condition sensed by the ECM?

I tested the TIPM relays and fuses; all are good. Confirmed that J19 and K11 have power. Confirmed with Thinkdiag2 OBD that ECM can start and stop low speed fan. Watched fan control signal signal ...
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When should engine fans turn on to cool transmission?

2010 Silverado 1500; automatic transmission; 500,000 km. I suspect the engine fans are not turning on when they should. Reason: When stuck in traffic recently, the truck became sluggish and slammed ...
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Seat ibiza 6K2: How to operate the ventilation without a car radio

I'm facing a challenge with my 2002 Seat Ibiza 6K2. I'd like to remove the factory radio unit entirely, but I'm concerned about how it might affect the ventilation system. Has anyone successfully ...
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Persistent Radiator Fan Motor Issues - Need Expert Advice

I've been dealing with an ongoing issue with my 2012 Renault Logan's radiator fan motor repeatedly failing. I purchased the car about 10 months ago, and everything was fine until the hot summer months ...
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Blower motor or resistor failed?

Yesterday my blower motor suddenly stopped working when I started the car in the morning and my climate control display started flashing (indicating a fault). I immediately suspected a faulty blower ...
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2017 Ford explorer HVAC blower motor will occasionally start when the motor starts however will turn off shortly after

I have a 2017 Ford explorer which has an intermittent issue with the blower motor. About 95% of the time when starting up the car, the blower motor will not start at all and will not respond to any ...
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Loud whirring from AC compressor fans

I've seen a wide range of posts related to this topic, which makes it really difficult to narrow down relevant information that is applicable to my case. I'm hoping to get a more definitive answer by ...
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How did you remove a radiator fan in a 2011 Honda Accord? I removed the two screw and harness and it’s supposedly to just slide out but won’t budge

I’m changing out my alternator and gave to remove the radiator fan ti do so. I undid the screws and harness. It wont budge.
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Chevy cavalier 1999 hot rod hot wired radiator fan

Long story short I have a chevy cavalier with a hot wired radiator fan and I noticed my car stays cooler in the winter.will my car be fine or a should I install a aftermarket thermostat for the custom ...
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2014 Tucson ac fan wont go to high

Thanks in advance. My 2014 Tucson ac fan will. Not shift in high mode. I replaced the fan which had a new resistor. I have switched the 30 amp relay still no help. Any help? Thanks
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Mazda rd 8 2005

Ok I need help I’m trying to connect my AC fan and my coolant fan back to original connection I had disconnected and had rigged to where when I started the vehicle it would start the fans now I fixed ...
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Lexus ES330 - cooling fans not coming on, there is a disconnected cable but I can't determine where it goes

The car is overheating and I've found that the fans do not turn on. After checking fuses/relays I found the plug in the attached picture was not connected. However, I can't figure out where the male ...
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Truck is overheating only while idling

My Problem 2011 Chevrolet Truck Silverado 1500 WT 2WD 4.3L FI OHV 6cyl is overheating while idling. It takes about 2-3 mins, so drive thrus and multiple red lights back to back are the main culprits. ...
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A/C Fan Does Not Turn Occasionally on 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Every once and awhile my A/C fans don't turn on in my Jeep. I'll turn off the A/C and turn it back on, adjust fan speed, and they still don't turn on. I'll turn off the car and turn it back on with no ...
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Its cool outside and fan runs loud and constant and temp guage reads 160

I have 2015 Chevy Silverado and it's pretty cool outside around 50 s or so. My fan is running loud and constant. Temp gauge reads 160 lowest it will go fan a lot louder than normal.
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24V Car accessory fan into a normal car socket

From my online "research", I've learnt that a car socket is 12V and can is capable of 180W. But I bought a car fan that is rated to run 24V 0.4A and 10W. Is it safe for me to plug in into ...
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Fan knob working strangely in 2013 Hyundai Tucson L, tried some stuff, what to try next?

I drive a 2013 Hyundai Tucson L. For a while now, the dial controlling the fan speed has been acting up. Often it only works on a single, or two, settings. There are five settings (0, 1, 2, 3, 4). ...
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Fan blade spinning very fast during acceleration

2008 Ford Ranger with the 3.0 Two months ago I replaced the fan clutch and the coolant temp sensor to address this issue. It did help a little, especially when the car was idling in the driveway, ...
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89 D100, repair, fan ate radiator

Okay rod in waterpump separated from baffles leaned forward and the fan ate the radiator. FFW. Got all the replacement parts and pulled it apart to replace the jacked up parts ie: Waterpump, radiator, ...
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Does the air of the car fan come from outside air or inside air?

Does the air of the fan in the interior of the car comes from outside air or is it the same air that circulate inside, when the air conditioner is off and heat is also off (just the fan) ? or is it an ...
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Cabin fan stops working after car is parked in sun

I have a W204 Mercedes where the cabin fan (fan for heater, and aircon) recently started to not work in specific situations. In the morning when engine and everything are cold, the fan blows fine, at ...
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My car AC only works at night

My 2004 Dodge Stratus’ AC only works at night when it’s cool. It can do both heating and cooling at night but in the day, it won’t push air at all. When it does turn on, it only works on the 2 highest ...
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Did I break my radiator fan?

This morning I turned on my 2013 Kia Rio without realising snow had gotten into my engine bay and my radiator fan got stuck with it. After I noticed a burnt plastic smell I inmediately turned off the ...
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Why is high radiator fan always on?

I have a 2010 Silverado Every time I turn on my truck with the ac running my low speed radiator fan will kick in for about 10 seconds and then swap to the high speed fan and stays on almost ...
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2000 Ford Excursion 5.4L 2wd

Reduced cold air flow from a/c I replaced the fan 2 replaced a/c resistor Clean ac evaporative coil in behind fan. Cleaned front evaporate coils in front of radiator Both with lye mix commercially ...
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Should the radiator fan operate while the car is moving?

I have noticed in my car that has an issue with overheating sometimes that even when Im driving 60KM/h+ that the radiator fan kicks at high speed. What I understand that when the car is on the move ...
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Gurgling noise in car

I had a strange issue. I havent been driving much during the COVID-19 lock down, but I am not sure if that makes a difference. For 3 straight days, I made a few short trips in my 2015 Hyundai ...
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2008 Ford Focus - My AC turns on and off fairly rapidly when driving slowly or stopping

how is everyone? I have a little problem, so when the AC is turned on and while driving slowly or waiting in traffic it repeatedly shuts down and turns back on blowing normal temperature air (same as ...
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Do I need my system cooling fans running during the winter months?

I know I need it, but I’m going to get a new car in a couple of months, and I just really need something to get me to work and to school, which is only about 15 min drives. My car sounds the same, and ...
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Chevrolet Spark 2013 Blow Fan Sound

i have a Chevrolet Spark 2013.I've been hearing a periodic knocking sound like a hammer, whenever i turned on my blow fan.It happens even without changing the thermostat on ac or heat. I figured the ...
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2008 Volkswagen Gti blower fan not working

So I was tapping fuses for some rando crap and like an idiot sense I couldn’t find the fuse taker outer I tried using a flat head screwdriver boom popped a fuse, turned out it was for the blower moter ...
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New Radiator Fan Issues in my 2010 Ford Focus

I put a new fan in my Ford Focus the other day and the first day it didn't work so I took it to my mechanic and it's been working since he said he hasn't done anything so I'm not sure if that's true ...
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How to cover up this vent at the bottom of my windshield?

Here's the part that I am trying to describe: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1C0ENDk_zll0cBa9aoRKwI5QgCKMQRRuB/view?usp=sharing Why I would like to cover this up is because my car is parked outside ...
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I need the male end of a cable connector that mates with THIS female connector

I have a Jeep Wrangler in which I've had a 5.3L Chevy LS engine installed, along with the GM ECU, a custom radiator and a GM radiator fan (from a 2017 Camaro I believe). The radiator fan has this ...
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A/C compressor Switches of at the same time as the Fan motor

I have a Lexus IS250 2008 the a/c compressor switches off the same time as the fan motor blower. Cant seem to find a fix, the blower motors are new just bought and switched. Any ideas for a fix?
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Car heats up when stopped in traffic and cools down when I start driving

The car is a 2002 Honda Accord and after about 20 minutes of driving the car starts heating up. The needle goes up all the way when I’m stopped, but as soon as I start driving it goes back to the ...
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Radiator fan not turning on automatically

Make and model: 1999 Opel Corsa 1.3l My radiator fan doesn't turn on automatically when the engine starts heating up. I have to stop the car and physically plug it out to work. Any suggestions on ...
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Mazda 3 fan motor

fixing a wrecked Mazda 3 I checked the fan motor by straight wiring and fan runs backward. Is this normal when straight wiring it or is the fan bad ?
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why does the fan come on when I turn my key on?

I have a 1998 Vulcan 800A. When I bought it the fan kicked on after I rode it for a while. It quit working so I replaced the fan switch and sensor. Now it comes on as soon as I turn the key on. Does ...
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Fan not working and overheating for my Saturn

I currently have a 2003 Saturn lw200 2.2l and recently discovered it overheating and found that fan has not kicked on. I was conflicted and did some research and found out about troubleshooting the ...
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The AC will not get cold unless driving

The fan in front of my radiator is not turning on. my cars AC does not get cold unless im driving over 30 mph. any solutions? 2007 Jaguar X-Type
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Cooling fan stuck on radiator shroud, truck overheated, damage?

Recently did a body lift on my 04 Nissan Xterra and had to relocate the radiator down to keep it aligned with the engine/fan. Everything worked well on the road, but after some off-road driving I ...
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ac fan check 2007 wolfburg edition

does the engine have to be running or on to check if ac fan works i was told my fan don't work I want to check my fan. Ac on engine running my fan spins
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Fan clutch on 3500 duramax

I’m replacing the water pump on a 2005 3500 duramax. How can I remove the fan clutch? I’ve tried the wrench and clutch tool, an air hammer on the bolt, and a rod and hammer on the bolt. I’ve also ...
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Radiator fan only runs when aircon is on, on its own it does not and it boils and spills out

I replaced a relay a couple of months back when even if the car was off it would run till the battery is flat. So now the fan doesn't run till I put aircon on.
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03 Mazda 3 ECT constant 88°C and fan cycling on and off constantly

Someone brought me a 03 Mazda 3 to look at and while checking some unrelated things I noticed that the radiator fan was cycling on 15 seconds and off 15 seconds constantly, even though the ECT was ...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am cooling fans not kicking on

I just bought a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE for 1,500 and registered in 3 days ago. My luck it’s been one thing after another. (I guess you really do get what you pay for) Pulled into a parking lot &...
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97 Honda CRV overheating and radiator fan not turning on by itself

I have a 97 Honda CRV that is overheating while standing still. The temp gauge will go up to 3/4 mark and the radiator fan will not turn on. I can turn the A/C on or heat at max and the temp starts ...
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