Why does fan still run a bit after car off?

Asked by Oct 28, 2016 at 08:20 PM about the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2010 Chevy Cobalt and the faN stays on for a bit after I turn off
car,why?

1 Answer

4,185

It's cooling the engine. The fan is thermostatically controlled and runs until the coolant is cooled to a certain temperature whether the car is running or not. Sounds like everything's working fine. When its cool, check your coolant level and top it up if needed.

Your Answer

Chevrolet Cobalt Experts

  • #1
    lightGear
    Reputation
    1,160
  • #2
    munron
    Reputation
    1,020
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    960
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Cruze
199 Great Deals out of 4,287 listings starting at $2,900
Used Honda Civic
316 Great Deals out of 4,101 listings starting at $1,494
Used Chevrolet Malibu
105 Great Deals out of 2,260 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford Focus
127 Great Deals out of 2,527 listings starting at $750
Used Chevrolet Impala
73 Great Deals out of 930 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford Mustang
11 Great Deals out of 1,174 listings starting at $2,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
795 listings starting at $10,000
Used Toyota Corolla
154 Great Deals out of 3,397 listings starting at $2,394
Used Honda Accord
68 Great Deals out of 1,111 listings starting at $748
Used Toyota Camry
43 Great Deals out of 1,585 listings starting at $1,700
Used Ford Fusion
152 Great Deals out of 2,047 listings starting at $995
Used Dodge Charger
80 Great Deals out of 813 listings starting at $1,999
Used Nissan Altima
62 Great Deals out of 1,265 listings starting at $2,750
Used Nissan Sentra
155 Great Deals out of 1,732 listings starting at $2,999

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Chevrolet Cobalt For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 98 listings starting at $1,700
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 65 listings starting at $1,950
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 63 listings starting at $1,508
2007 Chevrolet Cobalt For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 38 listings starting at $998
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt For Sale
29 listings starting at $2,250

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.