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93 Sable wagon funny overheating My sable runs good and cool running down the road but in traffic gets hot The fan kicks on but seems to kick on to late and kick off to soon is there a limit switch?

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01/05/2010

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Cooling fans are controlled by a temperature sensor. If the sensor is out of range the fan will not come on/off at the correct time/temp.

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Could also be a failing water pump (fins wear away), low engine coolant, plugged up cooling system.

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