the temperature gauge looks like its getting hot, but the fans dont come on unless you turn on the air conditioner. i have changed fan relays, thermostat, and coolant temperature sensor. now what?
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1998 Chevrolet Venture Question: why don't the cooling fans come on?
POSSIBLE COOLING SYSTEM BLOCKAGE IN RADIATOR CAUSING SENSOR NOT TO READ CORRECTLY TEMP OF ENG OR POSS COMPUTER ISSUE. SEEK A DIAG B4 YOU BLOW A HEADGASKET
Replyc_catron, June 11, 2012, 16:46Rookie
i wondered about the computer. i had the radiator and stuff flushed out about 3 months ago.
ReplyPARTS GUY, June 11, 2012, 22:29Master
Globalhelper is correct. DO NOT DRIVE THIS VEHICLE ANYMORE! Otherwise you will be putting an engine in it.
Replyglobalhelper, June 12, 2012, 00:01Master
flushing will not unplugg cooling tubes
Replyc_catron, June 12, 2012, 08:21Rookie
how can i check to see if the cooling tubes are clogged?
Replyglobalhelper, June 12, 2012, 08:32Master
pull radiator out and have it ck'd by a rad shop tech. he will pull the side tanks and insp 4 you or you can block lower outlet with your hand and fill rad to upper level, remove your hand and the water should rush out in a large stream approx 1 ft long and empty rad in like 3 sec's
Replyc_catron, June 12, 2012, 08:40Rookie
ok i will try that. someone also told me that they can wiggle the pulley on my water pump a little bit. then they said that usually that means it may not be producing as much water flow as it should. is this true?