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has anyone ever had their cooling fans continue running after they turn off their car. the ones on this car (96 taurus) run untill the battery dies. any help thx
 

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sounds like your IRCM is sticking. IRCM== Integrated Relay Control Module. It contains your A/C clutch relay, ECM relay, Ignition relay, Fan relay, etc...



OOPs, I missed '96, not sure if your gonna have an IRCM, might have just a normal relay in the fuse box.
 

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For a G3 it is called a CCRM (constant control relay module). And if this sticks it WILL keep the fans running all the time.

Do the fans shut off ever? When the car is running or not? If it is the CCRM, the fans will run all the time, whether the car is running or not.
 

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YA THE FANS RUN UNTILL THE BATTERY DIES, WITH THE CAR TURNED OFF, AND THEY WORKED NORMALLY UNTILL TODAY IM NOT SURE WHAT SENSOR OR SWITCH IS BAD I THOUGHT ABOUT THE RELAY BUT IM NOT SURE
 

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There is constant power to the control module. When power is sent to the module from the EEC, the relay for the fans is closed, and the fans turn on. So either the EEC is bad (very unlikely), or the CCRM is stuck. The EEC determines when to turn on the fans by the temperature sensor in the block, but this is automatically shut off when the key is turned off.
 

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It is the box between your battery and the driver's side fender. It has a huge harness plugged into it.


Try smaking the CCRM, and see if the fans turn off. Maybe it will work. :???:
 

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Originally posted by silvapain@Jul 27 2004, 07:31 PM
It is the box between your battery and the driver's side fender. It has a huge harness plugged into it.


Try smaking the CCRM, and see if the fans turn off. Maybe it will work. :???:
^^ There
 
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