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1997 BMW 540i Question: cooling fan infront of rad.

 

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benhurr, Chandler, AZ, July 19, 2010, 11:23
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is there a way to test the fan to see if it works befor i put on a new one?

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, July 19, 2010, 17:54
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    You can supply power and ground to the fan, see if it operates, just be very careful!

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  • Answer #2

    Visitor, February 09, 2011, 19:23

    Check the fuse. Look behind glove compartment (must remove to access), is the red one. Or.. power it up directly from the battery terminal on top left side of the engine using a wire

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