Section 14.6 Inoperative Thermo-Modulated Fan

Section 14.6
Inoperative Thermo-Modulated Fan

To determine if an inoperative thermo-modulated fan is causing high engine coolant temperature, test the thermo-modulated fan. Refer to OEM guidelines.‪

  1. If the thermo-modulated fan is functioning correctly, check thermostats; refer to "14.7 Faulty Thermostats" .
  2. If the thermo-modulated fan is not functioning correctly, refer to "14.6.1 Thermo-Modulated Fan Replacement" .

Section 14.6.1
Thermo-Modulated Fan Replacement

Perform the following steps to replace inoperative thermo-modulated fan:‪

  1. Replace inoperative thermo-modulated fan; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Verify thermo-modulated fan replacement; refer to "14.6.1.1 Test Engine with Replaced Thermo-Modulated Fan" .
Section 14.6.1.1
Test Engine with Replaced Thermo-Modulated Fan

Perform the following steps to determine if thermo-modulated fan replacement resolved high engine coolant temperature:‪

warning

PERSONAL INJURY

To avoid injury before starting and running the engine, ensure the vehicle is parked on a level surface, parking brake is set, and the wheels are blocked.‪

  1. Start and run the engine.
  2. Run the engine through its operating range with no-load for approximately five minutes, allowing the engine coolant to reach normal operating range.
    1. If the engine coolant temperature is 70-95°C (158-203°F), no further troubleshooting is required. Shut down the engine.
    2. If the engine coolant temperature is not 70-95°C (158-203°F), shut down the engine. Check thermostats; refer to "14.7 Faulty Thermostats" .


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