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Cooling Fan won't start

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Old 07-09-2013, 06:16 PM
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I have a 1999 S80 2.9 cyl Volvo.......the cooling fan will not start up even after the car has been left running for a while.....
 
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Old 07-09-2013, 06:24 PM
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Does the fan come on when the AC is turned on? If not, you have a problem.

The electric fan is suppose to come on when the motor reaches about 216 degrees F and turn back off at about 205 degrees. So, unless you are sure the motor is above 216 degrees, don't worry about it.
 
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Old 07-10-2013, 07:53 AM
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Thank u RSPI.....Fan still not coming on....car has 153,000mls....Coolant, Thermostat and gasket and Radiator were all replaced......if there is a relay for this fan, can u advise where it's located.......1999, S80, 2.9
 
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My fan turns slow wen car is off. I will overheat in hot weather and traffic. Do I need a new fan or temperature sensor?
 
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Help!!!!! We hav changed Radiator, Thermostat & Gasket, Temperature Sensor, Coolant Sensor and the Cooling Fan is still not coming on......is there a Temperature switch that turns on the fan......where can we find relay for fan.....1999 S80, 2.9
 
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have you checked the wires?
Also There can be faulty control module on the fan.
Have you tried to force fan to be on using dealer computer?
 
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I had the turbo air pipe fry the cooling fan relay wire ......I got a used engine/cooling fan for 100 bucks and did the repair in about 20minutes.......if you need a step through I can definetly help you buddy...

I went through the exact same issue with the fan module relay return wire . All it was , was an exposed wire....
... y should I half to buy the hole unite when I need a simple wire. The truth is I had to bite my lip and spend the hun . My advice find a used one the repair is very simple..four screws and it slids in. Mine was off of an 01 non turbo with 120 thousand on it ..hope this helps $$$ factor
 

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Had the same issue. After hooking up jumper wires to the fan and seeing it worked, I assumed the control module was bad and replaced it. Got one for $15 from the junk yard. Spliced it in and works great. Real easy to replace. (4 torx screws)
 
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Had the same issue. After hooking up jumper wires to the fan and seeing it worked, I assumed the control module was bad and replaced it. Got one for $15 from the junk yard. Spliced it in and works great. Real easy to replace. (4 torx screws)

Thank you Disco2.....our problem was surely the module, but we found a fan in good condition at the junk yard for only $20 and ...bingo.....the fan is working....thanks again, appreciate...
 
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Thank you Disco2....we found an entire fan in good condition for $20.....and bingo its working....appreciate ur response
 
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