the fan stayed on the first time and drained my battery, key off,
engine off. the second time, i pulled the postive battery terminal to
turn the fan off.
since then the fan has not come on. the temperature sender to the
guage is working fine and lets me know the engine is overheating in
stop and go traffic.
ive been to 3 auto parts houses and no one can tell me if there is a
relay that controls the fans or if there is a seperate temp sender to
turn the fans on or off.
the fuse is good.
does anyone know if there is a relay to turn the radiator fans on and
off and where it might be located.
any/all help/advice is appreciated.
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I had the same problem with a sunbird, I asked everywhere. I replaced all
the relays to no avail, the fan actually worked direct... I ended up
putting in a toggal switch, ran it to the cab , when I noticed it heating
up (above norms) I turned it on , when it cooled I shut it off. LOL
The Voyager is a lot like the Caravan and has a HIDDEN fan power
transistor ( or TRAIC ) under the driver side wheel housing ( INSIDE
BOTTOM ) Not on the side the tire is on..
The one for the caravan is BLUE and is mounted to the body of the van
to provide heat syncing for the device.
You may need to go to the front of the van, get on your back and look
under the van front right wheel housing ( Driver side ). If you see a
device about two and a half inch's with two or three wires going to
it. next to the radiator drain. This is most likely it. Replace it.
Dodge says you should replace the fan along with the transistor. The
transistor can cost $25.00 and the fan $75.
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