You will either need to buy or rent a special tool from the autoparts store. Its a thin flat wrench with another wrech looking tool that attaches to the end of a wrachet. Just ask for the tool for removing the fan clutch on a Ford Explorer. Also remember that the clutch is reverse threaded. There is also a wealth of knowledge at the following website(www.explorer4x4.com). Pick up a haynes manual as well. Hears how i did it. I removed one bolt so the cresant would fit. I used a nuckel nail puller put the short end behind the pulley and pried, put a 12in. cresant on bolt and hit the cresant with a 2lb.hammer.And it is not reverse threaded. email@example.com
How to remove fan clutch on 2003 ford explorer
to remove a clutch fan on a ford, you need special tools . also fan thread is left hand thread ,so you unscrew it clockwise
how do you remove a fan blade from a 1998 ford explorer
you have to have fan clutch wrenches
You need to rent or buy a fan clutch removal tool kit. you need to remove the fan and clutch as one before you can separate the fan from the clutch.
Remove the fan itself then remove the clutch from the fan
It is a fan with a clutch. You have to have clutch wrentches to remove it. The nut that holds it to the water pump is an 1 1/2 nut. You have to hold the water pump pulley from turning and loosen the nut by turning it counter clockwise (as you are looking at it).
Could be clutch cooling fan engaging
by use of fan cluthc wrench ( air hammer)
remove the bolts holding it to the water pump pulley, then wiggle the fan out under neath the radiator hose ( or take it off if you like) there will be 4 bolts on the front of the fan holding on the fan clutch. good luck!
Some vans don't hav a fan clutch but electric fans. If yours does have one, simply remove the 4 bolts holding the fan on then take the bolts out of the clutch. If it has just one big nut a special tool is required.
AnswerTo remove the clutch fan, undo the bolts that hold it on. Then take a puller and pull it of the shaft. Then you can get at the water pump. Also remember that the fan shroud has to come out first. A fan clutch wrench set would help you.
Remove the fan belt, by loosening the tensioner pulley. Remove the fan clutch with the retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new fan clutch.
To remove the clutch fan on these Fords you will need to get a specialized tool from your local auto parts store. This tool allows to hold the water pump retaining bolts, then use a 1 7/8 wrench on the clutch fan. Check your belt routing label. This will tell you if your fan clutch is left hand thread.
First remove the accessory drive belt- then loosen the large nut that attaches the fan clutch assembly to the water pump pulley being careful to loosen the nut clock wise not counter clockwise (It is a left handed thread)-now you can remove the fan to clutch bolts so you can separate the clutch assembly from the fan.
To remove the fan clutch on a Chevy Tahoe, the upper fan shroud must first be removed. Once removed, a tool is needed to hold the clutch in place to allow for the fan to be removed. The nuts must be unscrewed on the fan in a counterclockwise rotation. Remove the nuts on all side and the fan clutch will remove.
how to remove the clutch fan on the 530i bmw
remove the fan clutch and fan first
Yes it takes a 36mm wrench and a holder for the pulley to remove the fan clutch,
remove fan belt fan clutch scres off the water pump this is usually a left hand thread so in this case it will be righty loosy lefty tighty remove fan blades before you remove fan clutch
how do you remove the fan clutch on a 1992 318i 1.8 liter?
Disconnect the battery Drain the cooling system Remove the fan and clutch assembly from the water pump. You will need to get a fan clutch holding tool and a Fan Clutch Nut Wrench. Ford T84T-6312-C - Fan Clutch Holding Tool - Global Tool# 303-239 - OTC tool# 7204E1 Ford T84T-6312-D - Fan Clutch Nut Wrench - Global Tool# 303-240 - OTC Tool# 7204E2 After loosening the fan and clutch assembly from the water pump using the two tools listed above position the fan and clutch asembly in the fan shroud. THEN remove the fan shroud (which has the fan/clutch assembly in it) Loosen the water pump pully bolts Remove the drive belt by rotating the tensioner away from the belt by using pully retaining bolts only. (Do not pry on belt tensioner!) Remove the water pump pulley Disconnect the lower radiator hose, heater hose andwater pump bypass hose at the water pump. Unfasten the bolts that attach the pump to the cylinder front cover. Remove the pump and gasket.
If you remove the breather box from in front of the blower motor you can reach the three retainers.
The wench will be used to remove the clutch fan nut. Remove the nuts holding the fan then remove the fan blade.
The fan clutch on a 1997 S10 has a bolt on the center of the front. Remove the bolt while holding the clutch still. There is a special tool to grab the clutch fan from the rear to hold it while removing the bolt.