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2014 Encore cooling fan problems

VICKIB14

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Has anyone recently had any problems with their cooling fan not shutting off after the car has been turned off? I have a 2014 Buick Encore that I bought in 2015. It has 64,000+ miles. Mine recently has done this several times now. Each time the fan stays on and drains my battery. I've tried pulling the cooling system relays (positions 1 & 3) but no luck. I've also noticed my coolant fluid has had to be topped off about 3 times in the past 6-8 months. Once fuse has been replaced and the problem did stop briefly but now it is happening more often. Any ideas on how to correct this?
 

VICKIB14

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did you find those relays in the electrical section of the owners manual? You may be pulling the wrong ones. I could only find a 2015 manual.
https://my.buick.com/content/dam/gmownercenter/gmna/dynamic/manuals/2015/buick/encore/2k15encore1stPrint.pdf
I did find them in my manual and a very good friend of mine that knows a good bit about automobiles suggested I try pulling those to stop the fan.
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VICKIB14

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Sorry I should have specified the auxiliary fuse block it has only three relay fuses in it out of the four. The one I'm referring to is the smaller Black box
 

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As MelsRegal pointed out there are no#1 fuses or relays for the fan, see my post on the link and see if that matches your vehicle.
 

2007LucerneCXL

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So the link I provided is wrong on the descriptions and you compared it to your vehicle?
 

HumbleTRex

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I did pull those as well but nothing happened. My friend thinks it might be a slow leak from water outlet on the end of the head since coolant keeps going down.
I have this same problem on my 2015 Buick Encore. The fan will stay on until the battery dies. I also have a slow coolant leak that there dealer could not find the source after checking the pressure. Were you able to resolve it? If so how?
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MelsRegal

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I did pull those as well but nothing happened. My friend thinks it might be a slow leak from water outlet on the end of the head since coolant keeps going down.
Unless your gauge indicates the vehicle is overheating causing the fans to stay on a few minutes, the leak is unrelated to the fans staying on.
 

2014Encore

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I am having the same issue with my 2014 Buick Encore. I have pulled the fuses and the relays relating to the fan but it still runs no matter. I have been unhooking my battery for the past two days and am now wondering if it has something to do with the the coolant temperature sensor? But I am not for sure. If someone could help me with locating the CTS in the engine thatd be great. Thank you.
 

G-916257

I have this same problem on my 2015 Buick Encore. The fan will stay on until the battery dies. I also have a slow coolant leak that there dealer could not find the source after checking the pressure. Were you able to resolve it? If so how?
I’ve had this SAME-issue with 2013 Encore...has been in to dealer 5 times ...keep saying they CANT FIND anything WRONG....have put 3 batteries in this car!! VERY frustrating...NEVER buying another one!
 

Brutedawg20

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I have this issue too on a 2014 encore. just took it to the dealership tonight to have it looked at. any update available from anyone?
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