my fans are not working how do i fix that

Asked by Jul 28, 2013 at 02:18 PM about the 1999 Toyota Camry

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Not even when you turn on A/C? Fuse. If they come on with A/C probably temperature sending unit failed and does not command the relay to kick them on

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They should only come on at an idle when engine gets hot or when your ac is turned on. Are they coming on when you turn on the ac? Is your car overheating when you come to a stop like at a red light but cooling off when doing normal highway driving? If so it is a fan issue.

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You type faster than I do DavidH25. Was no answer on here when I started mine.

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the environmental fan, or the engine cooling fan?

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fan (s) both?

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dandy nobody in the world types slower than my two finger hunt and peck..then going back and fixing all the words with squiggly red lines under them...but matter of fact I wrote it and it sat for a couple minutes because forgot to post it..DOH!

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Some of the Camry's have two small radiator fans Judge

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and control of both of them are in tandem or one comes on and the other when it gets hot or the a/c is engaged? there is a relay we can check? or I'm gonna be checkin' the facts?...waiting for your expert knowledge (that way I won't be the one who has to carry the bricks in my teeth)~ and the thermo-switch on the radiator? on the block? on one of the coolant lines? somewhere?~

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okay she said 'fans' not 'blower'...my bad~

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YUT0SNRFcc-----ect switch~

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no mark helpful...I believe this to be the solution the so called "temperature sending unit" as H25 put it....a thermal switch tells the fans to come on....OR NOT come on because it is clobbered with corrosion~

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misfit333?~~

...wow, that was painful, yet informative.~

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Judge I recently discovered that on the Camry one fan is for radiator and other is for A/C condenser. A question cam eup about this very same subject..and a month ago when we were here I had no clue that was the sit ye way shun

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Mr H25, I did suggest the one fan comes on with temp and the other with the A/C at one points in this transgression~ a bit idiotic but assures the moto won't cook the sausages~

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my radiator cooling fan is not working but the only problem is knowing if I have a bad motor or is it just the reley switch that I need to replace

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I’m having similar problems with my Camry 2001 model. The problem used to be confined to going up hills, but now it’s happening in level ground..HELP

When the fans is off , when running the heater want come on.c an u give me a hint

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Do anyone know how to test the fan to see if it is the radiator fan vs a fuse that is actually broken

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Yo también tengo un problema con los ventiladores no encienden le cambien rele los dos switchs pero sigue igual y se calienta no se que hacer no sé que pasa

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