Fan stays on all the time and goes off 10mins after car is turned off

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Asked by Jan 01, 2015 at 01:04 PM about the 2008 MINI Cooper Clubman Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Fan stays on high all the time even when car has been turned off what could be the
problem gives off after about ten minets

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If you have the defroster on, that kicks on the A/C to remove moisture, which in turn kicks on fan. It will go off when engine cools to a factory default temperature, albeit 10 minutes does seem like a long time. When running does it run at normal temperature on gauge?

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there is a possibility that either the fan relay is bad (located under the hood) or there may be a grounding issue. I would try replacing the relay first if that does not work you will need to check the grounding.

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I did some looking around and there are two sensors, I suck at trying to draw with a mouse so I just put arrows to one in red and one in blue.Yellow circle was already there around sending units. One is for gauge, the other is for fan. Trouble is I can't find out which is which, but reading some MINI forums that, what you describe happens when coolant gets low.

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I agree with snoona001 also. Good point. That image will go full screen

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Fan comes on as soon as the car starts and does not go off straight away

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I believe that the sensor for the fan has 2 wires in the connector and the gauge sensor only has one.

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Where is the fan relay situated

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it is under the hood along with the fuse box you can use the owners manuel to tell which relay is which

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