COOLING FAN

1998 Nissan Sentra

Tiny

SamuelD44

August, 21, 2010 AT 8:50 AM

Engine Cooling problem
1998 Nissan Sentra

Where is the cooling fan air directed, to the engine or to the radiator?

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1 Answer

Tiny

Wrenchtech

August, 21, 2010 AT 9:06 AM

It is positioned on the engine side of the radiator to pull air through the radiator. The fan is not there to cool the engine. It's there to cool the fins in the radiator.
It's only needed when the vehicle is not in motion because when it is, air is being forced through the radiator anyway.

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