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The relay is sticklng. Get a manual on your car from DISCOUNTAUTOREPAIRMANUALS.COM and get acquainted with your car. They are about $9 More than likely your temperature sensor switch on the radiator is stuck closed. It should be located on bottom of the radiator. Really easy to replace just make sure the engine is cold, then make sure your radiator cap is on tight. after that just screw the old one out and quickly put the new one in. Due to vacuum in the radiator you shouldn't have to much coolant come out in the process.

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