A Guide to Replacing Your Nissan Radiator Fan

Do you have a bad radiator fan in your Nissan? Before you pay a Nissan dealership hundreds of dollars to replace it, check out this guide. Replacing your radiator fan is something you can do at home, and this guide has all the information you need in one place.

Radiator fan

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Diagnosing a Failing Radiator Fan

If you’re not 100% sure that your radiator fan is malfunctioning, you can take the time to run a diagnostic test. You don’t need any fancy equipment to do it. All you need to do is to take your car out for a spin and then observe your radiator fan (without touching it).

Here’s a diagnostic guide that will help you determine whether your radiator fan is bad: How to Diagnose a Failing Radiator Fan

Deciding Between an OEM or Aftermarket Radiator Fan

When the time comes to replace your radiator fan, the first decision you need to make is whether to buy an OEM or aftermarket replacement fan. This comparison guide will help you evaluate both types of radiator fans: The Truth About OEM and Aftermarket Radiator Fans

To sum up the guide, an OEM radiator fan is the better and safer choice in terms of quality, fitment, compatibility, and warranty. If you’re shopping around for an OEM replacement radiator fan, check out the radiator fans available for wholesale prices on our website. Here are some quick links to our best sellers:

  • Part No. 21481-ZY70A: For 2009-2014 Maximas
  • Part No. 92120-EA200: For 2005-2007 Frontiers, Pathfinders, and Xterras
  • Part No. 92120-ZS20A: For 2008-2012 Pathfinders

Replacing a Radiator Fan

Skip the pricey dealership and replace the radiator fan at home with a couple of basic tools. The process essentially involves removing a couple of parts to get to the radiator fan. You should be able to find a tutorial that’s geared toward your Nissan model. Here’s one for the Pathfinder.

Feel free to reach out to us with any questions you may have that weren’t addressed in this guide.