The locks have become unsynchronized. Mine acted a bit like that some would work some not(i have after market system, but it acted the same when using the key in the door) I just re synched the system and no worries since. Should be in your owners book IIRC.
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Originally Posted by BMR_LVR
So a synopsis of a normally operating fan clutch:
Engine stone cold - fan clutch engaged
Engine at normal operating temp - fan clutch disengaged (easily stopped with the newspaper)
Engine above normal operating temp - fan clutch engaged