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Factory Air Radiator Fan Motor

Part No. 35656 Warranty  

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Factory AirRadiator Fan Motor
 
4.2

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (17)
  • Durable (10)
  • Improves engine efficiency (6)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Increases power (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Replacement (17)
    • Everyday driving (11)
      • Car & Truck:
      • Casual driver (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Auto enthusiast (7), Casual driver (6), Mechanic (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great price easy install.

    Easy install. I wasn't sure the rpm's/ cfm's was suffient since it seemed too quiet but it worked fine. Add note: You have to remove 2 bolts that secure the hood flange to...Read complete review

    Easy install. I wasn't sure the rpm's/ cfm's was suffient since it seemed too quiet but it worked fine. Add note: You have to remove 2 bolts that secure the hood flange to access upper radiator support.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    factory air

    this is the third fan motor in a year bearing keeps going out causing fan to get really hot and has a burning smell to it thats why it has a warranty

    this is the third fan motor in a year bearing keeps going out causing fan to get really hot and has a burning smell to it thats why it has a warranty

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    2.0

    Wrong parts included

    By Marv

    from Tampa, FL

    About Me Auto Enthusiast

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving

        Comments about Factory Air Radiator Fan Motor:

        The fan plate they provided had 6 slots. The old motor has 8 slots. The nut they provided was right hand thread. The motor shaft is left hand thread. It looks like they put the wrong parts bag in the box. Otherwise the motor fits the mount reasonably well, had to angle one screw because the hole was off just a little.

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        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Economic replacement for the stock motor

        By Mr

        from Iselin, NJ

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        Verified Buyer
        Level 3

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement

          Comments about Factory Air Radiator Fan Motor:

          My radiator a/c fan motor went bad so the a/c compressor wasn't working. The fan motor would work if I tapped it, probably had a bad spot on the rotor or the stator. The replacement fan with housing was around $80. The motor was around $25 with $10 off. I kept the original housing and fan blade. The motor fit perfectly into the housing and the fan blade. Put everything in and it worked just like before. I had been running the a/c full blast every time I drive for 1 week. So far, no problems. The mechanic was going to charge me around $150 for a new fan/housing plus labor. It took me about 2 hours with videos on YouTube with a standard set of tools. Make sure you get the correct motor. This one is for WITH a/c. There is another on the website with parts, but it's for WITHOUT a/c.

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          (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          As listed

          By 67man

          from Long Beach

          About Me Auto Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer
          Level 1

          Pros

          • Correct part
          • Durable
          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving
            • Replacement

            Comments about Factory Air Radiator Fan Motor:

            The product was the correct part. They listed all the information needed, so that I was able to make the correct choice. Had no problems with part, fit right in.

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            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Failed

            By Merlinx

            from Detroit Michigan

            About Me Mechanic

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

            • No Improvement In Performance

            Best Uses

              Comments about Factory Air Radiator Fan Motor:

              Anyone that says this will increase performance is wrong. this is a replacement part not a performance upgrade. This motor failed within the first month. It has a cheap price and you get what you pay for. The factory replacement is 4 times as much but will not leave you stranded for atleast 18 years.

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              (7 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              fixed the problem. works great.

              By computer guy

              from Dayton, OHio

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              3 or more reviews submitted

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Install
              • Improves Engine Efficiency

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving

                Comments about Factory Air Radiator Fan Motor:

                The fan works great. Replaced old fan that was no longer running. Without the fan the motor was getting hot. Now it works great. Good deal.

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                (7 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                excellent

                By chris

                from florida

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                Level 4

                Pros

                • Easy To Install

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Driving
                  • Replacement

                  Comments about Factory Air Radiator Fan Motor:

                  Installed this on my 95 Saturn when the original gave out on a road trip up the smokey mountains. Been working flawless for a year now.

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                  (8 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great service

                  By peckmiester

                  from Oregon

                  About Me Casual Driver

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                  Helpful Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Replacement

                    Comments about Factory Air Radiator Fan Motor:

                    Put in a Saturn SL1 2001 it went in in less than 15 minutes and worked as soon as the AC came on.

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                    (8 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    In Saturn for 6 Months, All is Well!

                    By LikkaSto Willie

                    from Ramsey, MN

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                    Level 5

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Install
                    • Improves Engine Efficiency
                    • Increases Power
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday Driving
                      • Replacement

                      Comments about Factory Air Radiator Fan Motor:

                      Have this motor in my 99 Saturn SL2. Easy to install and made my fan spin once again! Remember to align the plastic keeper tabs upon install on the fan shroud assy.

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                      (10 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Good replacement motor

                      By poorfish88

                      from st pete fl

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                      Level 3

                      Pros

                      • Included New Hardware

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday Driving
                        • Replacement

                        Comments about Factory Air Radiator Fan Motor:

                        Fits just like OEM.

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                        (8 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        just what I needed. All systems go!

                        By wynoknows

                        from Navarre, FL

                        About Me Casual Driver

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                              Comments about Factory Air Radiator Fan Motor:

                              my son put it in and it worked fine. I now have air conditioning again at stoplights!

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                              5 Questions | 6 Answers
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                              • Q:

                                HELLO, I JUST INSTALLED THIS Radiator Fan Motor on a 2002 SATURN SL SERIES 4 CYL 1.9. NOW HERE THE STRANGE PART WHEN I PUT THE AIR CONDITION ON, no PROBLEM THE AIR WORKS THE FAN TURNS ON. why WHEN I SHUT THE CAR OFF THE FAN KEEPS RUNNING. can YOU SEE WHAT THE CAUSE FOR THIS IS. PLEASE ADVISE
                                Asked on 8/11/2013 by firt timmer from nj

                                1 answer

                                • CUSTOMER CARE

                                  A:

                                  With reference to your inquiry on the Factory Air Radiator Fan Motor - part# 35656, on your Saturn SL Series the cause might be a bad fan relay or a temperature switch. Try first to swap the relay with another. It would be located under the hood. If the switch is bad you will need a scanner to see what the temperature reading the sensor or switch is giving. If the switch or sensor is bad you should have a code. Check the coolant level (cold not hot). It is normal when the engine is at running temperature and the car is shut off for the fan to run sometimes. If the coolant is low and it is running hot it may stay on for extended periods of time. This may affect the battery life but not the alternator. However, I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem. For any further assistance, you may also call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                                  Answered on 8/11/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                              • Q:

                                will this work in my 92 firebird formula in the drivers side fan?
                                Asked on 7/28/2012 by thisguy

                                1 answer

                                • CUSTOMER CARE

                                  A:

                                  This part Factory Air Radiator Fan Motor, Part No. 35656 is an Exact fit for your 1992 Pontiac Firebird Formula.
                                  For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                                  Answered on 7/28/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                              • Q:

                                What one is for 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.4L Japanese model?
                                Asked on 7/15/2010 by Anonymous

                                1 answer

                                • CUSTOMER CARE

                                  A:

                                  It should.

                                  Answered on 9/29/2010 by Mike the master of auto parts from AAP
                              • Q:

                                how would i get to the motor and replace it
                                Asked on 6/22/2010 by ken from kenorroy@rcn .com

                                2 answers

                                • CUSTOMER CARE

                                  A:

                                  If you remove the fan assembly from the vehicle, you should be able disassemble the assembly so that you can replace the motor.

                                  Answered on 6/22/2010 by Mike from AAP
                                • A:

                                  Check with your public library and ask them how to look it up. The library here in Lincoln, NE has all of this available on line. You may need a library card. I looked it up, printed the instructions (with pictures) and took it out to the car and popped it out.

                                  Answered on 10/15/2010 by Grandpa G from Lincoln, Nebraska
                              • Q:

                                what one is for the passnger side
                                Asked on 5/17/2010 by jmax from fl

                                1 answer

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                                  A:

                                  If you could provide us with the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle we would be more than happy to see if we carry the right part you are looking for.

                                  Answered on 5/19/2010 by Rose from AAP
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