Does a 96 Ford Escort 1.8 Zetec have a cooling fan relay?
if it is an electric fan then yes. it does. and it should be located on the fan itself. if not, follow the wires till you find it. shouldn't be far.
For a 1998 Ford Escort : Both the 2.0 liter DOHC Zetec engine and the SOHC engine have an engine cooling system capacity of : ( 6.3 U.S. quarts with the automatic tranaxle / transmission ) ( 5.3 quarts with the manual ) They came from the factory with a 50 / 50 mix of distilled water and GREEN color antifreeze ( meeting Ford specification ESE-M97B44-A )
The high and low cooling fan relays in the 98 Ford Escortr are loacated in the CCRM (Constant Control Relay Module) which is located on the base of the drivers side strut tower underneath the air filter module. It is a small box with quite a number of wires running into it. It controls the fans, the AC compressor and the Power Control Module.
What causes the cooling fan on a 1997 Ford Escort not to shut off after the ignition is turned off causing it to run indefinitely?
According to the 1998 Ford Escort Owner Guide : The engine cooling system capacity for the 2.0 liter Zetec DOHC is : ( 5.0 litres / 5.3 U.S. quarts with the manual transaxle / transmission ) ( 6.0 litres / 6.3 quarts with automatic ) * it came from the factory with a 50 / 50 mix of distilled water and GREEN color antifreeze ( meeting Ford specification ESE-M97B44-A )