Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: My cooling fan stays on high when car is off can you tell me where the fuse is I can not find it anywhere

asked by on

My cooling fan stays on high when car is off can you tell me where the fuse is I can not find it anywhere

Hi there. It is common for the fan to stay on for a short period of time if the coolant is low or if the engine is running too hot. If the fans continues to stay on until the battery dies then most of the time it is because of a failure int he control module. The fuse is located in the fuse box under the hood, but it also runs other circuits so it should not be removed. The problem needs to be diagnosed to properly repair this problem. If you want to have your cooling fan repaired, consider YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic can come to your home or office to diagnose and repair this.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!
  • Home
  • Questions
  • My cooling fan stays on high when car is off can you tell me where the fuse is I can not find it anywhere

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: Car nearly stops while driving and not performing well

Hi there, thanks for writing in. These vehicles were designed to limit wheel slip in order to achieve the best possible traction. Even with ESP turned off, the vehicle has it's own regulations for torque management to prevent something from...

Q: All 4 heated O2 circuit high, and alternator not charging

As you may know, the alternator is unrelated to the O2 sensors and these will not impact the charging of the battery. The charging issue may be related to a bad voltage regulator which is a unit that monitors the...

Q: What does the"car rising visit workshop"mean?

Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2005 Mercedes-Benz E500. It appears that there are two separate messages happening in your case. The first one is the message that reads "Visit Workshop!" which simply just means that it is...

Related articles

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...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.