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i have over heating problems

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Hard wire the fan to the electrical system so it coms on when the ignition is in the "run" position. Your thermo switch on the radiator is probably bad, its a common problem.

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i put in a new radiator and thermostat and they are in right bu....till over heats but my fan does not work is that the prob?

Which fan? Clutch fan or electric? Is it overheating at idle or cruising speeds?

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Which fan? Clutch fan or electric? Is it overheating at idle or cruising speeds?

it over heats at idle. and i don't know the diffrence between a clutch or electric.

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Your sub should have one or two fans that pull air through the radiator to cool it. One usually is attached to the water pump. It spins with a belt. You probably had to take it off to get the new radiator in. The other fan usually sets off to the side. It has no belts going to it, just wires. It is your electric fan. To check it, unplug the wires that attach to the thermostat, a little round plug that screws in to the radiator on the lower right motor side, and put a jumper wire connecting both of the sides of the plug together. If you did this right, the fan if working should come on when you turn the key on. All the thermostat does is kick on when the temp in the radiator reaches a certain temp. Then it lets electricity get to the electric fan which helps bring down the temp. The actual locations of this stuff may vary for different models. If we knew your model that may help. I'm not sure if only models with ac or turbo had the electric fans, or if they came on all. Water pump may be another item.

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