2002 jetta fans run after ignition is off


Asked by Nov 15, 2013 at 11:22 AM about the 2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL TDI

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a vw jetta and the fans stay on even after the ignition is off and key is out, will run until the battery is dead. I have replaced the coolant sensor and the computer sensor on the overhead coolant line to block fans still run. any sugestions?

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Sounds like the fan relay is bad.

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Scott Sr.

Have you replaced the thermo-switch in the radiator?

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Scott Sr.

Item 17 in the diagram. There's also a control module shown in another diagram.

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Kenneth Hero

I'm having the same problem with my 2005 Jetta


Guys big help, i have a 2013 passat baught it title rebuilt currently reparing however im looking to see if anybody knows where i can find the ambient sensor on the car

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