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Q: Car overheating and the fan not working.

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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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