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Q: Radiator fan not working

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The left side radiator fan will not come on.

A: Hello. If one fan is not working and the ot...

Hello. If one fan is not working and the other is, I would suspect a faulty fan. To verify that the fan is bad, check the voltage signals on the fan to determine if it’s getting power. A technician from YourMechanic can inspect the voltage for you and replace the damaged parts if necessary.

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