Golf 5 2.0 litre fans starts up even on cold start,keeps on running until ignition is turned off


Asked by Oct 06, 2014 at 03:48 AM about the 2006 Volkswagen Golf

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When cold-starting or when starting my car,the fans starts working,only to stop when ignition is turned off.Took car to vw mechanic for diagnostig test,no error codes.
Do you have any idea??

4 Answers

Unless you have a complete electrical problem, the only time the fan should come on at start up is if the AC is on.

Birsan Valentin

Hello Olivier, I am curiously if you solved the problem with fans which start up after the engine start. I have the same problem and I have no idea what could be wrong.

Craig Pieters

Has anyone solved this as I'm thinking to believe it can be the relay switch as when I knocked my fan it shuts off

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Birsan Valentin

Hello Craig, I changed both fans, temperature sensors, from alternator I changed the diode bridge and the relay an I have the same problem. In my case the command for fans to run is received from injection (engine) ECU.

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