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464 Reviews

Armz Motors

Garage in London, 15 years of experience

I have been interested in the car repair industry for almost my entire life. The first few years were spent learning the trade and I went to college to study it properly. I worked at a garage as a BMW specia...

19 Reviews

Adam Autos

Garage in London, 12 years of experience

Welcome to Adam Autos. Established in 2005 and with Our main MOT Station in London, Adam Autos are your friendly and reliable local mechanics for all of your Vehicle inspection, MOT, Serving and tyre trackin...

17th March 2019

JOHN, London

Mercedes-Benz Vito • MOT with collection & delivery

807 Reviews

Smithson Mobile Mechanics

Garage serving London, 14 years of experience

I have 8 years of experience in the automotive repair industry. I did my apprenticeship at a garage in London and have done mechanical work ever since. I worked at a garage for a few years after the apprenti...

9 Reviews


Garage serving London, 6 years of experience

Trained and qualified in a Bosch garage. Moved on to a prestige company and Aston Martin franchise until the service department closed. Since then I was at a Ford main dealer until being made redundant and d...

592 Reviews


Garage in Saffron Walden, 30 years of experience

I started out in a VW franchise dealer in 1997 undertaking my apprenticeship. Having spent 4 years there I moved onto a more senior role at another VW franchise dealership where I spent another 3 years. Foll...

192 Reviews

Reading Auto

Garage in Reading, 15 years of experience

Reading auto independent garage, we offer MOT repairs, wiring, clutches, gearbox, timing chains, timing belts water pumps, diagnosing checks services, tyres, ac filling and much more, with years of experienc...

120 Reviews

Purcaru Iulian

Garage in Southampton , 20 years of experience

A sole trader with 20 years in the trade - experience working in both independent garages and dealerships. Working on all makes and models from diagnostics to clutches. Offering both mobile and garage-based ...

476 Reviews

Renato Caetano

Garage in Southampton, 20 years of experience

I began my career as a mechanic when I was 17 years old in Portugal. When I was 22 years old I set-up my own garage in for around 7 years before moving to the UK in 2007. I worked in various garages in order...

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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.

Is a faulty cooling fan an MOT failure?

A faulty cooling fan in itself should not cause MOT failure as it is not checked as part of the MOT. However, it can lead to overheating and engine performance issues which in some instances can end in an MOT failure if it is deemed safety critical.

How much does a Cooling Fan repair cost in London?

The average cost of a Cooling Fan repair in London is on average between £234 and £425. Ultimately the cost for a Cooling Fan repair in London depends on the make and model of your car. Check out the ClickMechanic price below, and find out what you'd pay at a franchise dealer in London. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.

These estimates may include Engine coolant blower fan coupling, Radiator cooling fan, Engine coolant blower fan and/or Engine coolant blower motor thermoswitch. We have quotes for the top 34 manufacturers.

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Alfa Romeo

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  • Microcar
  • Metrocab
  • Hummer
  • Reva
  • Asia
  • TVR
  • Ferrari
  • Morgan
  • Buick
  • Lamborghini
  • 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 in London

These recent quotes were taken from our quote engine which uses third-party industry standard data on repair times, along with a live parts retailer, and a regional labour rate to build an accurate free quote. We are constantly improving our quote engine, so please let us know if a price seems incorrect.


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Toyota Yaris

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Land Rover Range Rover

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Vauxhall Meriva
New Lydenburg Street

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