There is a fan like sound that happens randomly even when the car is turned off. It's loud enough to hear from a good distance away from the car. It also is coming from the front right side of the car

Asked by Jan 17, 2017 at 10:29 PM about the 2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer


I am guessing that is the radiator cooling fan. It might run for a couple of minutes after shutting the engine off but it should not run after that.

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