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Clutch fan coming on??

i have had my truck for 2 years come Nov 10th, the clutch fan has come on once until the last 2 weeks, last night alone it came on twice and stayed on for a long time as well as today?? what is the deal?

had the tranny flushed last Friday.

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clutch fan?? is it electric?

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i could not tell ya, it is stock.

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k is it on the engine or infront of the radiator?

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i believe on the engine.

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How is the temp guage? Have you lost any coolant? Stock fan isnt electric, good to upgrade to electric if your pulling heavy loads in the summer.
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clutch fan is electronically activated when pcm feels it needs to be , it has had to come on you just may not have heard it , make sure coolant level is full, and were you pullin anything when noticed it


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Sorry to jump in Joe...but Scott, is there certain temps the clutch kicks in? Or is it multiple factors added together?

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On my brothers truck the fan clutch would come on a lot and it turned out to be a fin or two on the water pump broke off and it wasn't cooling enough..

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temp gauges are normal, i have not towed anything when this happens, also the reservoir is empty (i was waiting on some one to point that out) what kind of coolant can i put in there? i am letting the truck cool down now to add coolant into reservoir.

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