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1998 Chevrolet Venture Question: why is my van overheating?

 

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c_catron, Iola, KS, May 23, 2012, 06:44
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the fans dont come on unless i turn on the heater. i changed the coolant temperature sensor but that didnt seem to work. i have checked all the fuses.

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    globalhelper May 23, 2012, 06:49
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    coolant temp sensor poss is the computer sensor. you need to test the raditor fan sensor and relay these are 2 diff sensors

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    c_catron, May 23, 2012, 06:56
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    ok how do I test these?

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    globalhelper, May 23, 2012, 06:57
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    YOU NEED VOLT METER AND RELAY TESTER. BOTH ARE CHEAP PARTS YOU MAY JUST WANT TO REPL AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS

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    c_catron, May 23, 2012, 07:09
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    ok i will have to try and get those things first.

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