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Want to learn more about Cooling Fan repairs?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a Radiator Fan Motor do?

Fresh air is supplied to the radiator by the radiator fan which is mounted on the radiator and sucks in fresh air from outside the car and blows it through the car's radiator core. The radiator fan motor powers the fan and is thus a critical component of the radiator.

What does a cooling fan replacement involve?

  • Mechanic will inspect the cooling, electrical and computer systems to establish whether the issue lies with the radiator fan.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the radiator fan.
  • Mechanic will re-inspect the system and test drive the car, if necessary.

Can I do a cooling fan replacement myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend a cooling fan replacement is only carried out by a professional mechanic. ClickMechanic can help get you a vetted and local mechanic to carry out the work. Just enter your postcode and your car's registration number at the top of this page and select the work needed to get an instant fixed price up front.

Why is my cooler fan not working?

  • When the car overheats (in extreme cases visible by steam coming from the engine bay).
  • When the cooling fan makes more noise than usual.
  • When the fan appears to have stopped working.
  • When the 'Check Engine' light on your dashboard is on.
  • When the fuse of the radiator fan has malfunctioned.

How long will a cooling fan replacement take?

A cooling fan replacement usually takes around 1 hour, but can take less or more time. Ultimately, the time that the job will take will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

How often should I replace a cooling fan?

Always replace the radiator fan motor as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer. It is essential that the radiator fan is kept in a good condition, this should contribute to a prolonged lifespan. A non-working radiator fan will mean that the engine coolant is not properly cooled, leading to overheating of the engine, which can lead to severe engine damage if not adressed.

Should you experience any of the problems noted earlier prior to the next scheduled service it is important to have the radiator fan motor inspected and, if necessary, have the radiator fan motor replaced.

Can you drive a car with a broken radiator fan?

Driving with a broken radiator fan can lead to the engine overheating and could ultimately cause severe damage to the engine. If you suspect there is any issue with your radiator fan or there are concerns about its condition, book with a professional mechanic immediate effect and do not drive the vehicle, a mechanic can check the issue and advise on the next steps.

Can a radiator fan be repaired?

If the radiator fan is broken and this has been professionally diagnosed by a mechanic they can suggest to replace the radiator fan unit, a mechanic would not normally 'repair' the part. Cost for a radiator fan replacement will depend on a number of factors but on average costs £170.

How do I know if my radiator fan motor is bad?

If you experience an issue with the radiator fan and are not sure whether it's the radiator fan motor that's bad then it is advisable to get help from a professional mechanic. They can identify exactly which part is at fault and advise on next steps.

How much does it cost to replace a cooling fan in a car?

A cooling fan repair generally costs between £140 and £200 with an average price of £170. Ultimately, the cost of a radiator fan replacement depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having your radiator fan replaced by ClickMechanic by selecting your car at the top of this page!

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Check out the ClickMechanic price for a Cooling Fan repair. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying

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34 manufacturers for Cooling Fan Repair

Name ClickMechanic Click Mechanic average Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

£479 £487 - £693 Get exact price

Audi

£390 £298 - £597 Get exact price

BMW

£483 £395 - £688 Get exact price

Chevrolet

£445 £500 - £590 Get exact price

Chrysler

£689 £699 - £831 Get exact price

Citroen

£302 £244 - £481 Get exact price

Dacia

£394 £482 - £482 Get exact price

Fiat

£289 £209 - £409 Get exact price

Ford

£376 £246 - £633 Get exact price

Honda

£192 £180 - £350 Get exact price

Hyundai

£383 £232 - £473 Get exact price

Jaguar

£724 £588 - £1,063 Get exact price

Jeep

£816 £742 - £1,007 Get exact price

Kia

£327 £285 - £492 Get exact price

Land Rover

£648 £537 - £1,031 Get exact price

Lexus

£466 £552 - £552 Get exact price

Mazda

£514 £427 - £776 Get exact price

Mercedes-Benz

£557 £387 - £857 Get exact price

MG

£56 £53 - £129 Get exact price

MINI

£453 £357 - £652 Get exact price

Mitsubishi

£211 £245 - £320 Get exact price

Nissan

£370 £257 - £631 Get exact price

Peugeot

£250 £215 - £401 Get exact price

Renault

£509 £389 - £823 Get exact price

Saab

£483 £514 - £551 Get exact price

SEAT

£255 £241 - £399 Get exact price

Skoda

£272 £273 - £383 Get exact price

Smart

£208 £328 - £328 Get exact price

Subaru

£319 £318 - £383 Get exact price

Suzuki

£269 £286 - £357 Get exact price

Toyota

£376 £332 - £544 Get exact price

Vauxhall

£368 £325 - £568 Get exact price

Volkswagen

£247 £233 - £376 Get exact price

Volvo

£464 £415 - £661 Get exact price

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  • Ferrari
  • Morgan
  • Buick
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  • Pontiac
  • Carbodies
  • DS
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Bentley
  • Cadillac
  • LDV
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Austin
  • Daewoo
  • Daimler
  • Dodge
  • FSO
  • Iveco
  • Maybach
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Perodua
  • Infiniti
  • Porsche
  • Aston Martin
  • Daihatsu
  • Isuzu
  • Lada
  • Lancia
  • Lotus
  • Maserati
  • Proton
  • Rover
  • Ssangyong
  • London Taxi's International

Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a cooling fan repair, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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Recent Cooling Fan repair quotes

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£84.69

Radiator cooling fan replacement

Ford Focus
Purfleet
£574.48

Radiator cooling fan replacement

BMW 3 Series
Leicester
£208.25

Radiator cooling fan replacement

Ford Fiesta
Stockton-On-Tees
£371.08

Radiator cooling fan replacement

MINI Mini
Bristol