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

16 Answers

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

37 of 37 people found this helpful.
114,145

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.

75 of 75 people found this helpful.
114,145

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

7 of 7 people found this helpful.

the environmental fan, or the engine cooling fan?

17 of 17 people found this helpful.

fan (s) both?

20 of 20 people found this helpful.

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!

4 of 4 people found this helpful.

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

23 of 23 people found this helpful.

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?~

9 of 9 people found this helpful.

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

6 of 6 people found this helpful.

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

15 of 15 people found this helpful.

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~

12 of 12 people found this helpful.

misfit333?~~

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

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

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

7 of 7 people found this helpful.

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~

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
120

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

12 of 12 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Camry

Looking for a Used Camry in your area?

CarGurus has 70,370 nationwide Camry listings starting at $295.

ZIP:

Toyota Camry Experts

  • #1
    Reelin68
    Reputation
    13,470
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,620
  • #3
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    3,010
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
1,061 Great Deals out of 60,942 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Corolla
899 Great Deals out of 56,791 listings starting at $1,099
Used Honda Civic
817 Great Deals out of 72,390 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Altima
1,026 Great Deals out of 74,783 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Avalon
234 Great Deals out of 16,749 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota RAV4
808 Great Deals out of 50,463 listings starting at $1,500
Used Hyundai Sonata
713 Great Deals out of 49,390 listings starting at $790
Used Nissan Maxima
285 Great Deals out of 23,044 listings starting at $899
Used Honda CR-V
786 Great Deals out of 53,778 listings starting at $1,750
Used Toyota 4Runner
280 Great Deals out of 21,408 listings starting at $1,700
Used Toyota Tacoma
589 Great Deals out of 42,309 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,085 Great Deals out of 71,625 listings starting at $1,896

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Toyota Camry For Sale
26,930 listings starting at $21,806
2017 Toyota Camry For Sale
42 Great Deals out of 8,554 listings starting at $13,495
2016 Toyota Camry For Sale
125 Great Deals out of 5,918 listings starting at $9,995
2015 Toyota Camry For Sale
138 Great Deals out of 5,096 listings starting at $9,889
2014 Toyota Camry For Sale
278 Great Deals out of 7,398 listings starting at $8,800

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.