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Radiator fan runs continuously

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Radiator fan runs continuously

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Hi team my rad fan is now running on high from the second i switch on the car cold... If read it could be a defective part on the fan unit or high pressure switch on AC condenser... My Ac does not seem to be working so could be that.. Is there an easy way to disable the high pressure sensor to remove it from the equation? to see if its the Fan electronics... or other ideas B
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BryonTheCanadian wrote: Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:23 am Is there an easy way to disable the high pressure sensor to remove it from the equation?
1. Disconnect the wire to the A/C clutch so that it cannot be engaged.
2. Pull the wires on the A/C pressure switch and put a jumper across the two wires. 1/2 of a paper clip makes a good jumper.
3. Tape it so it does not get shorted.

If the fan runs correctly you found the source of the problem and can run this way until you get the A/C fixed.
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Did you find a solution to this? Mine started doing the exact same thin last week. I'll start a new thread with what I've checked so far so not to hijack.
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No have not checked much out. seems it could be 1 of two things either Fan switch or high pressure sensor on AC
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RickHaleParker wrote: Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:40 am
BryonTheCanadian wrote: Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:23 am Is there an easy way to disable the high pressure sensor to remove it from the equation?
1. Disconnect the wire to the A/C clutch so that it cannot be engaged.
2. Pull the wires on the A/C pressure switch and put a jumper across the two wires. 1/2 of a paper clip makes a good jumper.
3. Tape it so it does not get shorted.

If the fan runs correctly you found the source of the problem and can run this way until you get the A/C fixed.
Thanks Rick where would the AC pressure switch be located... Thanx
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