Hi, I drive a 2000 Subaru Legacy and the radiator fan does not always come on. This sometimes makes the car run hot but has not (yet) put it into the “danger zone” overheating. It seems to happen if the car is in stop and go traffic and it’s hot outside. If I’m driving down the highway or the weather is cool it doesn’t happen.
I checked the fuses (yes, even the ones under the hood) and they are all fine. I am just curious if there is a sensor that could be the problem or if it is more likely the thermostat. It didn’t quite fit the descriptions I found for thermostat but I’m a broke college student trying to keep an old car on the road, not a Subaru mechanic