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It seems like the fan kept on running after I turn the car…

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It seems like the...

It seems like the fan kept on running after I turn the car off. I turned it back on and then off again. It still kept running. Will it eventually go off by itself.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

2002 BMW 325xi

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

A family member is fixing it ... he is usually very good with repairs.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The care was also smoking when I stopped at my parking spot.

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Have you been losing oil or coolant?

188,000

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: BMW
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BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 8 months ago
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which fan are you referring to?
where was the smoke coming from? what color was it?
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
The radiator fan.
Smoke was coming from the bottom of the car.
I think it was grayish
BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 8 months ago
can you clarify if the fan keeps running indefinitely or if you are asking if it should turn off?
is the engine overheating?
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