Close
Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

When I turn take key out car temperature guage raises and the

(2008 Chevrolet Equinox)
in Conesus, NY on June 16, 2013
engine fan runs
Displaying 1 answers & 2 comments
Popular Answer
on June 20, 2013
If I am reading this question correctly, you say that the Temp guage goes up and the fans come on AFTER you remove the key? Are there any codes stored in the BCM or PCM/ECM?
on June 20, 2013
Not that I am aware of
on June 22, 2013
Have you (or anyone else) scanned it for codes to see? You need to start there. If there are no codes, then you have an electrical short in the fan wiring circuit (includes relays), or internally in the BCM or PCM. The fans have 3 different relays and they are all controlled by the modules. You really need a scanner (not just a code reader) to diagnose the issue. You need to see if the fans are actually being commanded on by a module or if there is an external wiring issue.
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
2007 equinox.. rough idle and bucks at about 45 miles and hour or if its warmed up about 60 mph.. computer says misfi...
Truck will not start it’s completely dead
Didn't find what you were looking for?