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Cooling Fan Motor

The cooling fan motor is an electric motor that turns a cooling fan. Vehicles may be equipped with multiple cooling fan motors and fans.

Symptoms of Wear or Failure

  • Engine overheating
  • Air conditioning not cold
  • Illumination of the Check Engine Light

Related Repair Advice

  • The fan blade should be inspected whenever the fan motor is replaced
  • Cooling fan operation should be inspected whenever cooling system or air conditioning repairs are made

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