Q: Car overheating and the fan not working.

asked by on January 27, 2016

The engine in my car is overheating. The cooling fan is not working.

Hello. Cooling fan failure has been linked to the temperature switch going bad. I would recommend having a technician come out and test the switch and back-probe the fan to verify that it works. I would also recommend having a certified mechanic from YourMechanic replace the thermostat in the engine. A bad thermostat is the most common cause of engine overheating.

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