Why does my fan keep running after I turn my car off?
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.
Is the fan in a car supposed to run constantly?
An electric fan SHOULD NOT run all the time. A mechanical fan WILL spin as long as the engine is running, but it will only ‘lock up’ when needed. Both radiator fans should always run when the coolant temperature sensor in the bottom tank of the radiator reaches about 212*F.
Why does my radiator fan come on when I start my car?
The job of the radiator is to keep the coolant at the right temperature so that when it travels back to the engine, it is able to take on more heat, and prevent the engine from getting too hot. This is a reason why the radiator fan turns on when the car starts.
Why is my car fan not turning off?
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.
How long should car fan run after off?
Your car fan will run for a few minutes after you turn off the car then turn it off. This is normal in many vehicles, such as BMW or Mercedes-Benz. The radiator fan may run up to five minutes and sometimes longer.
What should I do if my Honda Accord fan is not working?
Check if the cooling fan switch is working properly, and that there is no sign of wear or faultiness. If the cooling fan switch is not working, it is easy to replace yourself. A new one will cost you around $30. Figure 4. Diagram of Honda Accord cooling system with the location of the thermostat housing.
Can a car fan still run after the engine is turned off?
Then you notice the engine cooling fan is still running even though the car is turned off. It is ok for the engine cooling fan to keep running for a few minutes after turning off the car. Your car fan will run for a few minutes after you turn off the car then turn off. This is normal in many vehicles, such as BMW or Mercedes-Benz.
What kind of fan does a 1996 Honda Accord DX have?
Cooling and condenser fan in a 1996 Honda Accord DX. Step 1 – What’s the condition of the temperature sensor? Your car has two temperature sensors: the ECT sensor and the ambient air temperature sensor.