Asked by Camila De Las Salas on Mar 10, 2024



Three types of radiator fans used on modern engines are the belt-driven fan, the electric fan, and the mechanical fan.

Mechanical Fan

A device driven directly by the engine's power, used to blow air through the radiator to cool the engine coolant.

Belt-Driven Fan

A fan driven by a belt connected to the engine, primarily used to cool the engine by forcing air over the radiator.

Electric Fan

A fan powered by electricity, used in various applications including cooling systems in vehicles, computers, and as a household appliance for air circulation.

  • Identify the different types of radiator fans and their operations.

Verified Answer

Lauren Boshears

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
The correct types are the belt-driven fan, the electric fan, and the hydraulic fan. Mechanical fans can be belt-driven or directly driven by the engine, but hydraulic fans are distinct and use hydraulic fluid power from the engine.