Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Overheating problem reoccurred

asked by on

An overheating problem on my car has recurred after replacing air conditioner fan relay.

Hi there. Due to the added stress and heat, an AC pump puts on your engine it is crucial that your AC fan to work properly. Since the relay has been replaced there is a strong possibility that the overheating you are experiencing is coming from another area of your cooling system. Your cooling system has many components that are important to the running temperature of your vehicle. If the proper amount of coolant does not flow through your engine it will cause your vehicle to overheat. I would strongly suggest having a certified mechanic further diagnose your overheating issue in person.

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
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Overheating problem reoccurred

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: Air from AC not very cold

Hi, I would check the fuses first. If the fuses are good, then I would recharge the air conditioning system. It is very likely that there may be a coolant leak. If the problem does not go away, I would...

Q: Diesel fuel in gas tank

Hello. Putting diesel into a gasoline powered car is not good. If you have not started and driven the vehicle then I would typically remove the fuel tank and clean it out and add fresh fuel. If the car has...

Q: Overheating problem

Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais. With the other items replaced and a continued overheating situation, you may want to consider replacing the coolant water pump. Any time a vehicle overheats, it is a...

Related articles

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...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
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...