1997 Ford Contour Q&A

1997 Ford Contour Question: Overheats

Cooling fan will not run unless I jumper it? Replaced sensors, still nothing. Was told it was the computer? Is there a test for that portion of the computer? Hate to buy one and have the fan still not work. I can keep the engine cool by running the AC and the other fan works fine. -
Answer 1
sounds like a bad fan. -
Answer 2
Wiring and relays are issues with these fans. There are two relays - high speed and low speed. One or both could be failed, and you may have wiring connector melting issues. Not uncommon for this vehicle. -
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