I have a 2002 sl2 Saturn...115,830 miles...I've replaced the thermostat, 02sensor, coolant engine sensor, fuse, and fan assembly with new motor.
and I have no leaks of any kind...also the ac wont blow cold air...just giving all the info just to inform you
can you get to your cooling fan relay in the under hood fuse box and pull out the relay ?
is it just in the fuse box...yes I can
yes remove the relay and there should be 4 terminals in the box that the relay plugs into can you see if when the engine is running if 2 terminals show 12 volts ?
how do I check if it shows 12volts
let me check...is it to check regular fuses too...then yes I do
Scratch that...no I do not have one
with the engine running ( don't over heat it ) with the relay out see if 2 out of the 2 terminals show 12 volts in the box the relay plugs into
Trying to borrow one from the neighbor real quick
ok if you can get one right now pull out the big fuse called COOL FAN lower right second up from bottom ( use the picture I sent ) see if that fuse is visually blown if it is NOT blown put it back in turn the car on with the relay OUT and with a big piece of wire or a big paper clip standing at the drivers fender looking at the fuse box jump one of the bottom terminals # XXXXX to terminal # XXXXX and tell me if the fan will turn on by jumping those terminals together
Question....is the relay in the fuse box...where is the relay??
here it is
oh ok so the grey thing is the relay. the fuse is ok and wont have a multi meter until tomorrow.
pull out the square relay turn the car on with the relay OUT and with a big piece of wire or a big paper clip standing at the drivers fender looking at the fuse box jump one of the bottom terminals # XXXXX to terminal # XXXXX and tell me if the fan will turn on by jumping those terminals together
jump what I show you in this picture and tell me if the fan runs with the engine running
Yes it came on
ok great job
now if BOTH the terminals # XXXXX show 12 volts with the car running then either that relay is bad or the computer is not telling the relay to turn on or the wire from the computer to the relay is bad
which a shop will have to plug in a scan tool to see if the computer is commanding on the fan relay
but for now you can drive the car as long as you start it up then jump it so the fan runs then when you stop the car unplug the jumper to shut the fan off for now until a shop can plug into the computer
OK great thank you
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