There are 2 types . There are 4 bolts that hold it to the water pump or there is a big nut requiring a special tool to remove.
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.
you have to remove the cooling fan to change the fan clutch. you need to loosen the fan shroud, be careful to remember the serpenting belp routing, maybe draw a diagram to remind you. 4 bolts holding the fan to the water pump, 4 bolts holding the clutch to the fan. this is how i did mine on a 5.0l Chevy truck
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Unless the fan clutch is bad just remove it with the water pump. Otherwise it is a 36mm fan clutch wrench that most auto parts stores have for rent.
Remove the fan itself then remove the clutch from the fan
Lefty loosey, righty tighty.
Lefty loosey to remove the fan clutch but the fan assembly rotates CCW when the engine is running.
you have to have fan clutch wrenches
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.
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I gave up on trying to get my fan clutch off of my 01 S-10. I took it to a garage who informed me that you need an impact wrench to do it.
The clutch fan on a 2004 Chevy Silverado is removed by loosening the alternator bracket and pulling the drive belt. The fan's retaining bolts can then be removed and pulled from the engine.
It is attached to the fan.
remove the fan clutch and fan first
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.
The best way to remove the clutch fan is to rent the clutch fan wrench from an automotive store (Advance, Autozone, etc). When you find the one that fits the nut on the backside of the fan, place the wrench on the nut and hit the other end with a hammer. It will break it loose and allow you to remove it from the pulley. Remember, the nut is right hand thread, so it tighten and loosens backwards from normal.
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I used two large wrenches,but my water pump assembly was out of the vehicle at the time
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?
The wench will be used to remove the clutch fan nut. Remove the nuts holding the fan then remove the fan blade.
to remove a clutch fan on a ford, you need special tools . also fan thread is left hand thread ,so you unscrew it clockwise
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.