5th gen civic radiator relay clicks but wont turn on?

i feel stupid asking this because im a mechanic but for some reason my 95 civic radiator wont turn on, if you unplug the relay and plug it back in it clicks but wont turn on, but if i bypass the relay and jump the terminals the fan turns on, its a brand new relay and i know it works, what could cause this?
Update: it wouldn't overheat if i drove it, if it sat it would overheat, and still wouldn't come on
Update 2: how would i go about testing that? ive looked it up on shopkey but for some reason it has failed me...
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