What could make the cooling fans of my car's radiator to stop working & how do I make them work?

Asked by Nov 30, 2013 at 01:38 AM about the 1991 Honda Accord EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

After a mechanic tuned up d car yesterday
evening,I just noticed this morning dt d
cooling fans were not working when I put on
d engine.

5 Answers


Check fuse/relay

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Even at full operating temperature? A cold engine the fan(s) will not come on.....normal. I ask because you mention morning. Now if they never come on say at normal temp and A/C on then take Mark's suggestion and begin with fuses and relays. Temp sending unit also, Then motors, but it seems odd both would go out at same time. I know many Camry's have two fans but so does a Honda?

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According to PartsGeek.com the '91 Accord 2.2liter has one fan..but I believe you if yours has two...some models do

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As said, cooler weather will not need fans often but when you turn a/c on it should kick in...have sensor and relay checked..

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Even better take back and have the person that tuned it up find the problem. If it was a regular shop go to the manager.

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