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My fan is not turning on. What should i check. Thank you
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My fan is not turning on. What should i check. Thank you
First, just flip it with your finger and see if it gets to spinning.

Check fuse under side panel

Check to make sure the plug-in for the fan is plugged in completely.

There is a way to test the temp sensor in the service manual.. you have to ground the temp sensor and the fan should come on immediately.

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Check the ground wire from the fan to the frame. What model VTX do you have?

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Read this please;
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Fan Problem

Look in your owners manual if necessary to find the correct fuse to replace. The fuse is probably blown. Easy fix and it happened to me as well. Good luck Tom
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Before you dig too deep, is your bike overheating? The fan only comes on when the water temp gets to a certain point. It does not run continuously.

'03 Red 1300-s Retro.
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