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Old 02-17-2013, 01:46 PM   #1
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Brand new fan will not shut off after car is off?!?

Replaced the fan and it won't shut off. Is there a temp gauge or relay somewhere that may need replacing also? My car is a 1999 328i

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Old 02-17-2013, 03:14 PM   #2
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You don't say which fan, but if it's the one for climate control, the final stage resistor is a common fault:
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The 1999 e46 only has one unlike the 2002 e46 for example. Thanks for the reply.
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Which fan?
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Which fan?
The one by the radiator
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Well there's three different fans. Mechanical which is installed onto the water pump, an electric fan which slides onto the radiator and the aux fan behind the front bumper
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Well there's three different fans. Mechanical which is installed onto the water pump, an electric fan which slides onto the radiator and the aux fan behind the front bumper
It's the only one... Slides by radiator. The 1999 e46 does not have an aux fan
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So it's the electric fan. You probably have to replace the lower radiator hose sensor. Costs about $20

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