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Rick Towers 03-08-2013 11:43 AM

Cooling Fan question
I have a 1996 Legacy wagon. When i start the car both fans are off, as the engine gets hotter both fans start running. Are both fans supposed to turn on even when the A/C is not in use?:rolleyes:

snederhiser 03-08-2013 06:07 PM

Do you have climate control or the plain jane air conditioning system? Steven.

twisty 03-11-2013 07:43 AM

i have the plain jane AC and both fans turn on with the coolant temp switch. oh, its a 95 legacy L wagon.

snederhiser 03-11-2013 08:43 AM

The a/c has temp sensor in the condensor line as the radiator does in the coolant system. When your a/c is running this line is cool and the fan runs only when needed. When the a/c is off the line gets hot and usually turns on with the radiator fan. Yes this is normal, Steven.

Kennyfvholla 03-11-2013 10:07 AM

Yes, both will start running even without the A/C on.

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