Join Date: Aug 2016
County: South Cloucestershire
147 Cooling Fan
Good evening and as a new forum member I hope I am posting this in the correct area. I have read a number of threads about cooling fan problems but not my specific problem so please forgive me if this is going over old ground.
The car is an Alfa Romeo 147 (1,600cc) 2007 model ... I have recently found that the cooling fan is not operating correctly. Having carried out a number of checks, I have narrowed the problem down to where the main power connector plugs into the fan motor housing. When the fan is not operating, if I pull the connector plug out of the socket and lightly re-position to make a contact back into the socket, the fan operates as it should. However, if the plug is left connected properly, the fan does not seem to operate the next time. Clearly there is a problem with the connection but my query is whether the problem is more likley to be with the connector plug or something within the motor housing? As the fan will operate correctly at times, I assume that the problem is unlikely to be with the relay or resistor?
Any thoughts would be great. Malcolm.