Why is my fan still running after I turn off my car?

Why is my fan still running after I turn off my car?

It’s normal for some vehicles to have a fan run for a few minutes after the car is shut off, generally to keep the engine cool. However, if the fan is running for an extended period, the fan itself can become damaged due to overuse. It’s possible you may have a module or relay failing in your car.

Why won’t my fan turn off in my car?

Pull the cooling fan relay out of the box. Replace the cooling fan relay with a new one. A stuck closed relay is the only thing that can operate the cooling fan continuously with the key off. The computer looses power with the key off and the same applies to the coolant temperature sensor.

When does a fan cluthc turn on or off?

With a fan cluthc your fan will rotate constantly regardless. The clutch engages and locks the blade to it so that it spins faster than normal the hotter that it gets. The only time that your fan will not spin is when the motor is off. It is a common misconception that the fan will only spin when…

What should I do if my fan clutch is going bad?

Silicone fluid leaking from the fan clutch would cause this problem. When the engine is off, there are a few things you can do to check the fan clutch: Spin the fan. Electronic types might freewheel, but most fan clutches should spin with a little effort.

How does a fan clutch work on a radiator?

A thermal fan clutch reacts to temperature of the air rushing over it from the radiator. As the radiator heats up, the air passing through it also heats up. This heats up a small bi-metallic coil in the face of the fan clutch, releasing an internal valve.

What to do if your engine fan stops?

Unplug the swtich and put a jumper wire on it and if the fan stops you found your porblem. They can go bad and make the fan stay on even with the A/C off. tkilby Thanks this. Jumped the A/C high pres. switch and the fan still runs…..??? may take it to Pete dealer tomorrow. I had a loose wire on the a/c freon temp relay.