why are my fas not on in my Niessan sentra 98 car when it starts?

Asked by Jan 21, 2015 at 01:39 PM about the 1998 Nissan Sentra

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car was smoking from botton front area near dirivers side, then when I turn on ignition the fans do not start, but the car starts and will run.  I am scared to run the car without the fans on, can I drive without fans running?

1 Answer

1,585

Fans will only run if needed. What is the temp gauge indicating on your dashboard? Is it overheating? You can test it by letting your car running on park position. Fans should start to keep the temp stable at the middle of the gauge.

Your Answer

Nissan Sentra Experts

  • #1
    L_R
    Reputation
    1,410
  • #2
    Doran Harney
    Reputation
    1,330
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,100
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Altima
1,429 Great Deals out of 78,278 listings starting at $1,695
Used Toyota Corolla
1,002 Great Deals out of 67,329 listings starting at $1,699
Used Honda Civic
845 Great Deals out of 61,326 listings starting at $950
Used Toyota Camry
1,122 Great Deals out of 87,385 listings starting at $995
Used Honda Accord
1,116 Great Deals out of 74,851 listings starting at $1,100
Used Hyundai Elantra
709 Great Deals out of 50,401 listings starting at $1,500
Used Nissan Maxima
326 Great Deals out of 21,952 listings starting at $1,200
Used Hyundai Sonata
943 Great Deals out of 56,588 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Focus
865 Great Deals out of 63,049 listings starting at $900
Used Volkswagen Jetta
657 Great Deals out of 36,218 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,127 Great Deals out of 62,899 listings starting at $880

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Sentra For Sale
102 Great Deals out of 22,509 listings starting at $9,941
2016 Nissan Sentra For Sale
204 Great Deals out of 4,469 listings starting at $7,985
2015 Nissan Sentra For Sale
172 Great Deals out of 3,489 listings starting at $5,999
2014 Nissan Sentra For Sale
216 Great Deals out of 4,148 listings starting at $5,500
2013 Nissan Sentra For Sale
60 Great Deals out of 1,614 listings starting at $4,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.