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Old 04-08-2016, 10:55 PM   #1
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Question Radiator Fan Leak??

I noticed an oily spot on that plastic skid plate under the radiator on the drivers side. I removed the plate and cleaned it, but couldn't find any oil residue on the engine or any coolant leak/residue from the radiator. After re-installing everything and checking from the top I did see what looks like oil coming from the passenger side radiator fan. Tried as best I could to get a photo/video.

Any idea if these fan motors are filled with oil for lubrication? Could it just be oil spill residue from last oil change?

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Old 04-12-2016, 06:09 AM   #2
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I'm unaware of any lubrication for the cooling fans. Are there any visible A/C line leaks in the engine bay?
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No leaks from A/C that I can tell. The A/C was just recharged last month because the last time my engine was out, they forgot to charge the A/C and I just discovered it as the temps changed.

I haven't seen anymore residue yet.
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