2001 Dodge Grand Caravan overheating

2001 Dodge Grand Caravan overheating


Canton, IL

#1 Jun 30, 2011
I have a 2001 Dodge Grand caravan that is overheating. It only over heats at low speeds or at idle. I have noticed that the fans are not turning on and after some trouble shooting I ended up replacing the fan relay but that apparently isn't the issue. Where does the fan relay get the signal to send to turn on the fans? I think the relay is not getting the proper signal to turn the fans on when necessary. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

New Haven, MI

#2 Mar 7, 2012
I'm having the same issue Steve and I also changed out the cooling unit sensor and temp sensor. The fans come on when I run the A/C but not when running A/C unit!! Gauge is reading hotter than in the past. So, what's up with that???

Wyandotte, MI

#3 May 6, 2012
I had the same problem and we replaced the thermostat. Fans now work.

Chicago Heights, IL

#4 May 20, 2012
replaced cooling fan relay module on 2001 carvan did not fix problem

Chicago Heights, IL

#5 May 20, 2012
replaced cooling fan relay module 2001 caravan did not fix problem

Folsom, CA

#6 Sep 10, 2012
I have a dodge caravan 2001 se, it started it overheat while driving on the freeway, I had only been driving the car about 20min before it started to overheat. I drove to a gas station, put water it, kept putting it then it started coming out the bottom, a gas attendant came over to assist, I told him how the water was coming and asked does that mean I have leak, he said no, just to put some coolant. He said to start the car, I let it idle for a few minutes he was it was fine, just keep an eye on the ? where it overheated, it got me home, this am I put 50/50 drove to work and it seems fine, but when I put the 50/50 in it came right out? What should I do now?

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