It will look like this: You can now remove the plastic bracket holding the brushes. Disconnect the upper and lower radiator hoses, remove the four bolts holding the radiator and remove the radiator. Note the location of the fan assembly screw tabs on the sides. I did this to see if it would remove any salt that might be in the connections. So far, it seems that I need to remove the grill and front bumper to access the radiator mounting bolts.
I took it to the shop and the guy told me I should change the intake manifold that big thing under the cover and the oil cooler because it was mixing water and oil, and I changed a coolant quick connect. Please advise me on where the problem is, because If after changing the water pump and sensor, the engine light or the coolant warning is popping up again, that would be a waste of money. All Flex-a-lite products are proudly designed and manufactured in America. First I searched around in the fan for the relay and gave the motor, and area where the relay is a few good bangs with my hand. Also see for another idea of supporting the car. This will give only a tiny bit of play to the hardpipe but I found it helpful.
They switched to a different kind of radiator starting in July, apparently. Basically the car was asking for coolant everyday and at one point it started rejecting it and so it was overheating all the time. When your car shakes when you accelerate does it seem like its choking? I use 2 sets of jackstands, minimum - one at the to carry the weight of the car and another almost touching the front subframe as a backup. I want to test the thermo switch because the fans are not running when the air conditioning is on. If you have any questions about this procedure, please post in this support thread in the. So, now I'm going to see if I can get the old rad repaired. Luc I have had quite a few fans that would run in fast and not in slow, and the problem was bad brushes, not the resistor.
The high resistance contacts on the brushes drops a lot of voltage, when in slow the resistor in series drops more and there is not enough current flow to start the fan spinning. Failed 2006 Vw Tdi Cooling Fan Motor — Youtube, size: 800 x 600 px, source: i. The car I'm trying to fix is a fifth generation. Replacing the fans is only a short-term fix as they will usually fail within a few 10s of thousands of miles of vehicle operation. Any way the fan is like 50 dlls cheaper at 250dlls.
I'm going to test the fans running a couple of wires directly, but I need to test the thermo switch also. Very capable mechanics, great prices on parts. Could you please let me know how to remove the fan? If it is hard to turn by hand, don't even bother to take it apart, just throw it away. Comes pre-assembled for easy installation. Where do I go from there? If you choose to repair, use a dremel to cut the sides of the 3 tabs holding the fan back cover on. . Remove the engine cover by pulling it straight up.
Like the earlier post states: Just remove the 4 bolts that hold the fans in, and unplug the electrical connector, remove the fans. Or you are a trainee, or perhaps even you that just wish to know concerning 2006 Vw Jetta Fan Control Module Location. Good luck and keep us posted. Replacement brand parts are the most affordable solution for all of your replacement needs! The thermostat is what tells the car to add coolant and turn on fans. Just plur your Volkswagen Jetta and Year into the Year Make Model selector above and when you search for a Radiator Fan Auto Parts Warehouse will only show you parts that fit your vehicle.
Please or to join the conversation. The thought occurred that I probably needed to check the new radiator to make sure everything was exactly the same. I resealed the cap using jb-weld as glue. Do not open the air filter box because this will disturb the gasket and there's no need to open it. It does seem unlikely that both fans and module are simultaneously failing for fans you shouldn't have to remove you radiator. So what I need is to know where the switch is located. If dirty brushes can cause the fan to run in high speed only, then I will definitely check that out.
The engine coolant temp sensor was a common failure on older cars, perhaps your car is the start of the newer ones failing or a fluke. Got to tearing the thing apart to remove the radiator, and got all the way to the point where I had the fans out. Will the fan control module have any problems with this? Pull the brushes out and spray brake cleaner in the guide. It controls air conditioning and fans. Read the link I posted above. If you have a 2005.
Several times they helped me free of charge. On high mileage engines if distilled water was not used instead of tap water along with coolant , the radiator core can eventually become clogged with calcium deposits. All Replacement brand items are backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty. No, the smoke happened only once when it was over heating but basically no smoke when I drive. I did the replacement myself only 4 screws. It does seem unlikely that both fans and module are simultaneously failing I have an 02 Jetta 6 cyl. Part was 60 something and next day shipping was 27.
It might work on people too ;. The car drives good, it is shaky when I accelerate I assume its a transmission issue but except that coolant issue it runs good. That box is gone and according with the Bentley manual what makes the fans go is the thermo switch. I will be back under the hood again very soon to try these things again and see if they work. The air conditioning is not cooling well, evidently the condenser is not being cooled by the fans. The outcomes of the gathering are published on this site. I have the exact same problem now and I have had this problem before.