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I have a 2015 Trax and I’ve had to replace the engine fan relay a couple times now. Stays running and drains battery after I turn it off. If I wiggle fuse it will stop. Fan comes on freezing cold days too...when it kicks in it dims my lights and bogs it down. Why does this keep happening?! Factory defect?
Anyone else have this issues?!
 

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You probably have a sticking fan relay. Replace the relay
 

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I'm experiencing the same thing right now. I just replaced the relay, we shall see.
 
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I have a 2015 Trax and I’ve had to replace the engine fan relay a couple times now. Stays running and drains battery after I turn it off. If I wiggle fuse it will stop. Fan comes on freezing cold days too...when it kicks in it dims my lights and bogs it down. Why does this keep happening?! Factory defect?
Anyone else have this issues?!
I started having this issue on my 2015 Trax this week (100,250 miles). Topped off coolant, had the battery replaced, drained again. I regularly drive 1-4 hours on the highway each week. Went to check relay this morning, battery's dead again. Will need a jump again and to drive a while to check if relay fixed the problem. Seems like I should stock up? I love my car, but is she at the end of her life?
 

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I started having this issue on my 2015 Trax this week (100,250 miles). Topped off coolant, had the battery replaced, drained again. I regularly drive 1-4 hours on the highway each week. Went to check relay this morning, battery's dead again. Will need a jump again and to drive a while to check if relay fixed the problem. Seems like I should stock up? I love my car, but is she at the end of her life?
There is a little black box on top of the cooling fan, at edge of good. It has a couple relays inside it. We replaced one of them and so far I haven’t had a problem. Just had to replace my battery as well and I replaced my other relay inside my fuse panel. Let me know if you need a pic.
 

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This is happening to our 2015 Trax also, I bought a relay and a coolant temp sensor. We shall see if it works.
I have a 2015 Trax and I’ve had to replace the engine fan relay a couple times now. Stays running and drains battery after I turn it off. If I wiggle fuse it will stop. Fan comes on freezing cold days too...when it kicks in it dims my lights and bogs it down. Why does this keep happening?! Factory defect?
Anyone else have this issues?!
 

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There is a little black box on top of the cooling fan, at edge of good. It has a couple relays inside it. We replaced one of them and so far I haven’t had a problem. Just had to replace my battery as well and I replaced my other relay inside my fuse panel. Let me know if you need a pic.
If you still happen to have that pic, I would greatly appit. Looks like I'm now having this issue and will need to replace my relay switch as well :-(
 

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Follow up from 7 months ago. I replaced the fan relay and all has been good since. I bought an extra and threw it in the glove box.
 

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I have a 2015 Trax and I’ve had to replace the engine fan relay a couple times now. Stays running and drains battery after I turn it off. If I wiggle fuse it will stop. Fan comes on freezing cold days too...when it kicks in it dims my lights and bogs it down. Why does this keep happening?! Factory defect?
Anyone else have this issues?!
I changed my cooling fan and two relay fuse that said it is for the cooling fan. And my cooling fan on my 2017 trax still want work?
 

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So in my 17 Trax I've noticed that the fan will turn off with the car, then turn back on but on low after a second or two. First time this happened I was confused and thought it was still running. I've just always assumed it was a feature of the car cuz after a few minutes (no more than 5) it'll turn off completely.
 

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Just took my 17 Trax to the dealer for fan that won't shut off - second time in 5 days. I'm questioning that decision after reading this - the people in this forum seem to have more of a clue about how to fix it than the dealer does.
 
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