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Q: Radiator cooling fan is not functioning on low power

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radiator cooling fan not functioning on the low power but if you switch the aircon the 2 fan is working. i found a resistor and conduct testing using multi tester with tating of 12.5 ohms is this ok or defective?

My car has 140000 miles.
My car's transmission is unknown to me.

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