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Experience:  Mechanical Engineer with 23 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing
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How can i manually turn on my cooling fan on my mercedes

Customer Question

how can i manually turn on my cooling fan on my mercedes slk230
JA: What are all the symptoms you've noticed (e.g. noises, leaks, flashing lights, error codes)?
Customer: no
JA: Are you fixing your SLK230 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: on the e320 you can manually turn the fan on
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no i just wanted to know the process for the slk230
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Matt replied 11 months ago.


there's no manual option to enable the engine cooling fan on this car, the ECU takes care of it for you

However you could if desired fit a small switch to enable the fan relay ?

is this what you wanted?

or are you referring to the cabin blower fan?

Expert:  Matt replied 11 months ago.


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