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1996 Dodge Caravan Question: p1491 code

 

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chuckh, Los Angeles, CA, April 11, 2014, 14:59
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radiator fan won't comw on

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    pushrod April 11, 2014, 15:16
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    Relay, or it's circuit, problem most likely.!

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    robertgrove from WeGo2U Mobile Mechanic, April 12, 2014, 10:57
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    chuckh,

    If the fans are not coming it could be as simple as a bad fuse. the fans go bad also. The relay rarely fails but they do sometimes.

    In the fuse box, look for a 40amp fuse (fuse #4) replace it if it is bad, if it blows again then one of the fans is shorted or there is a short in the wiring.

    A simple way to check the relay is to swap it with a different relay in the fuse box (of the same type)

    Hope this helps...

    Robert Grove
    www.wego2umobilemechanic.com

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