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Old 08-08-2013, 02:39 AM
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Default Boo coolant fan stopped

Well today finally figured out what was making my Jazz run hot. The coolant radiator fan (we have two one for coolant and one for A/C right next to each other) is not working.

Boooo I checked and found it is getting power and will not turn jumped straight from the battery so it has to be the fan and not the replay.

On the highway car still runs in the 170 degree range but in traffic for more than a few minutes it gets up to stock Fit territory of 200-210.

Gave it a quick look as I can't take it off the road yet tied up running back and forth to the hospital but it looks to be somewhat difficult to get at everything and getting it out of the engine bay is going to be tricky.
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Old 08-08-2013, 01:16 PM
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FYI, my AC secondary cooling fan went out last week. By looks of, it has virtually "melted" to death. I am wondering if that was the original cause of my AC compressor failure.
The replacement of that unit is ~$250. I am supposed to get my Fit back this afternoon.
I wonder if others have had problems with these fans as well?
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:09 PM
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I haven't heard of any yet. So I can probably spend $250 for mine too. Hope that has labor price included because I'm doing it DIY and hope it's cheaper than that. Mine looks ok but it just doesn't work.

Over here where it's hot all the time it runs most of the time in traffic and even once in awhile on the highway.

But this problem is just one more reason having a real coolant temp indicator is a good idea.
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Old 08-09-2013, 08:50 AM
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Had to drive it again with no fan and it's curious that at highway speeds it actually runs 10 degrees COOLER with no fan running.

It must block airflow at higher speeds even when the fan is running.

But in traffic that is stop and go the car runs HOT as a stock Fit around 210.
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Old 08-10-2013, 02:10 AM
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Took it off today and it's very easy to do IF your car is stock. However my cold air box was right in the way and I had to dismantle it all.

Three bolts and one on the overflow tank, disconnect the one electrical connector and take the top radiator hose off the radiator and presto its out.

Went to the dealer but they have to order it so Monday morning I will pick it up. $128.00 and you get just the motor not the housing and fan.
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Old 08-10-2013, 09:21 AM
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FYI, the quote that i was given for the fan blade alone was $95 installed!
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Got my fan motor today but haven't put it in yet going to doctor appointments. But one thing is for sure with my insulated air intake box taken off this intake setup is

LOUD with a capitol L. I mean annoyingly loud I would NOT run it like this without the box. At slow speeds it's not bad but floor in and whew it is loud enough to use as a moose warning device.
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"COOL RUNNING AGAIN MON" Finally got my new fan installed and it working GOOD. So good that it's running 10 degrees cooler than it was.
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Old 08-18-2013, 12:05 AM
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Finally got to take a nice long drive and it's definitely running cooler than it ever did.
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Finally got to finish re-insulating my newly rebuilt intake air box. Took a long time trying to work with one good arm and one in a sling. Just have to re-insulate the radiator hoses and will be back to Jazz goodness once again.
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