Q: Cooling fans not working. Replaced sensor, relays, thermostat and radiator fan.

asked by on October 07, 2016

Replaced thermostat , sensor, relays, radiator fan motor still overheats. What's next to diagnose?

My car has 110000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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Hello there, many different faults will cause the fans on your 1995 Chevrolet Camaro to not turn on. You have replaced many of the common failure points, but there are a few other potential causes. The most likely is the fans themselves, a wiring harness fault, coolant temperature sensor, or a ECM.

With so many parts replace your cooling fans need diagnosed before any more repairs are made. A qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, will be able to diagnose the cooling fan fault and make any repairs required.

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