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I have a jaguar XJ8 2000 with original 14,000 miles. Fan starts going at an full speed when I shut off engine. Based on the temperature engine temperature runs steady temperature over a 10 to 60 mile ride.
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Jaguar Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
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Jaguar Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
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Roughly how long does the fans stay on after vehicle is turned off?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
5 - 10 minutes. Based on the elevated noise, I believe both fans are running at that time! I have never experienced that in either of the two XJ8 that I owned since 2003.
Jaguar Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
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First step is to make sure thermostat is working with in specifications. The cooling fans may run for up to 5 minutes or until the temperature drops below 187° F. Measure the engine temperature with an infra-red thermometer and observe the cooling fans. If the fans stop once the temp reaches 187 degrees that is normal. If the temperature shown on the infrared thermosmeter is different that present at the pcm data then possibly you have a faulty sensor.

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