Q: Fan sounds too loud

asked by on

The fan sounds louder than usual. Under the hood, it looks like fluid spattered. My hot/cold gauge runs a little hotter than usual, especially when idling.

Your radiator may be leaking. The cooling system will need to be pressurized and performance tested to detect where the leak is coming from. I recommend having a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, come and test your vehicle. They will also be able to inspect the fan noise to see if is potentially related to the heat issue. From there, they will be able to make the necessary repairs to get your car back into working shape.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Fan sounds too loud

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: My car alarm keeps randomly going off at night or during a storm. I know one of my door sensors is messed up and it thinks it's op

The alarm system cannot be bypassed to disable the alarm. you will need to locate and repair the defective door latch in order to fix the issue. I know this is not what you wanted to hear but the manufacturer...

Q: Drivetrane Stuck in sport mode

Hi there. The sport mode activation is electrical from the shifter, which sends a signal to a solenoid in the differential to activate the different "mode". If it's stuck, it's quite possible that an error code still exists from the...

Q: Q: Cylinder misfire

Hi, thanks for writing in. The strong smell of fuel is usually attributed to a failing mass airflow sensor or O2 sensor. These two sensors control air/fuel adjustments and can cause a misfire if they have triggered a lean fuel...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...