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My Honda Accord's engine is overheating and the cooling fan is not moving when the car is on. Help!

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Amanda J. Pierce, MBA Ben, Your fan relay, may have failed this is located in the fuse panel, under the hood. Voltage is provided at all times to the radiator fan relay through fuse 57. With the ignition switch in ON, voltage is provided to the coil of the relay through fuse 17. The radiator fan relay can be grounded through either the engine coolant temperature switch or the engine control module (ECM) or powertrain control module (PCM). The engine coolant temperature switch grounds the radiator fan relay (coil) when the engine coolant temperature exceeds 199 ° F (83 ° C). The switch opens when coolant temperature decreases 3 ° " 8 ° C.

Amy Mattinat, Owner and Author at Auto Craftsmen Ltd DANGER / DANGER!!! Do NOT drive it! Tow it in to your regular auto technician's shop and have the problem diagnosed. Then you can get an estimate to repair it.

Barb Petrey, President - DBK Enterprises Inc at Jiffy Lube Fan is electric so check for a blown fuse also you can check the fan by wiring to a power source to see if that's the problem

Helaine Kurot, Owner/Technician at 360 Automotive Have a trained technician see if there is power going to the fan (that the fan is being commanded on.) If it has power (and ground), the fan is no good. If there is no power to the fan, then further diagnostics need to be done to find out why.

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