why is my radiator fan not turning?

Asked by Jun 24, 2013 at 08:02 PM about the 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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it could also be a coolant temp sensor... fan motor itself or a pcm problem... try to turn on your a/c see if the fans kick in then.

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I agree with Chris. Turn on the AC. Your fan should come one by default. If it doesnt, check for power to the fan motor. If you have power, replace the fan/motor. If not, it could be a relay, or possibly the PCM. Now, if your fan DOES turn on with the AC, your coolant temp sensor is probably to blame.

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Could be the engine isn't warm enough for it to.

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did you get this fixed?

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i have an 89 olds cutlass calais, fan not working and it overheats

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What is a PCM

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