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Q: I had dual cooling fans, the replacement part was a single larger cooling fan. Now I get aengine light about my cooling system. Ho

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I changed my dual fan that broke and the replacement part was a single but bigger fan. I now get a check imagine light and code says it's my cooling system. How do I fix without buying another dual fan

My car has 50000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

A: Hello, You should check with the person you...

Hello, You should check with the person you bought the fan from. I show a listing of a single or a dual fan system. You should replace the fan with the same as what was removed. You should not use the single fan when you were equipped with a dual fan system. The wiring and programming is different depending on how it was made.

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