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Erratic Cooling Fan - 2003 Mazda 6 S
Thursday the 26th of February 2004 I will take my Mazda 6 S in again to Almaden Mazda(San Jose, Calif) to check out the cooling fan. This problem started back in November 2003 after a trip to Los Angeles. The fan would run on and off, and get pretty loud while driving in stop and go traffic, and 50-60 degree outside temperatures. In fact often, the fan starts up just a few seconds after starting the car up on a cold morning! You can hear the fan with the windows closed too! I'll be in stop and go traffic and then stop at a traffic light, and my 6 is making this loud fan noise while waiting for 1-2 minutes. Every time we drive on the freeway(were talking 40-60 degrees outside) as we slow down coming off the off-ramp you can start to hear the fan running in high gear. This is not normal! I've explained this to the service adviser, but they tell me if they can't duplicate the problem I'm having that they can't replace any modules, fans, or relays. Now why would I be wasting my time town there trying to get this taken care of? I have nothing to benefit from the inconvenience of taking my car to the dealer for this work!
I'm also getting 2 recalls taken care of on Thursday. One is Recall 1403L - Fuel Odor Recall, and the other is SSP 57 - for rust-like staining problem on door sills. They apparently they remove staining and apply some sealer to the door frames in question.
Does anyone know of a Mazda Dealer customer service location in the San Jose Area that will take care of this problem without questioning the customers honesty?
Can someone give me a Technical Service Bulletin number on this Fan problem? There has to be a TSB on this. I've read other threads by 6 owners with this erratic fan problem. My dealer's service department won't look up a TSB if I come by and aske them. They tell me to just bring the car in for an appointment. I would like to know that there is a TSB before-hand, rather than have them tell me after the appointment that they couldn't duplicate the fan problem, as they have done in the past. Is there some company policy against looking up a TSB even if you don't have a service appointment?
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