the clutch unscrewes couter clock wise at the water pump big hex nut it looks like I used an eight inch pipe wrench and snuck it in behind where the cover and four bolts where on the clutch with the handle resting on the engine. I did remove one bolt off to make room for the cescent wrench. I took a ten inch crescent and held the nut. It just barely fit. Held on the small pipewrench, gave the crescent ( handle up at one o'clock) a firm shot to the left with the hammer. Finished removing with the crescent. Then replaced my water pump without removing rad or shroud. Thight fit, but it can be done by flipping the pump bottom up near the AC.
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.
fan clutch is built into water pump,u have to get new water pump.
In some Nissan Pickups of that year, the fan clutch is actually integrated with the water pump as an assembly. Therefore, the fan clutch cannot be separated from the water pump. There are six bolts holding the water pump to the engine block; remove those bolts and the water pump/fan clutch assembly should come out as a unit.
If Possible Get rid of your Clutch Fan and go Electric! But to answer the question, remove serpentine belt and use a strap wrench to stop clutch from spinning when you try to remove fan clutch nut from water pump!
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.
after you remove the fan and fan hood remove the belt and the alternator. you then remove the 6mil bolts and your water pump should come free from the timing chain cover.
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
Disconnect the battery. Using a clutch fan tool, hold the clutch to loosen and remove it. Remove the fan shroud. Drain the radiator. Remove the water pump belt, then the pump. Install the pump and reverse the process to finish the process.
Usually there are 4 nuts holding the clutch and fan on to the water pump shaft. Just pull the nuts, remove the fan clutch and replace it.
== 2.3L Engine # Unbolt and remove the fan guard. # Disconnect the overflow tube from the shroud, remove the mounting screws and lift the shroud off the brackets. # Place the shroud behind the fan. # Remove the 4 clutch/fan assembly-to-pulley screws and remove the clutch/fan assembly. # Remove the 4 fan-to-clutch screws. To install: # Position the fan onto the clutch assembly, then install the retaining screws to 55-70 inch lbs. (6-8 Nm). # Position the clutch/fan assembly onto the pulley. Install the mounting screws to 12-18 ft. lbs. (16-24 Nm). # Position the fan shroud onto the radiator. Install the shroud mounting screws until snug. # Install the fan guard. 2.8L, 3.0L and 4.0L Engines # Remove the accessory drive belt. For more information, refer to Section 1. # If necessary for added clearance, remove the fan shroud retaining screws. CAUTIONThe large nut which attaches the fan clutch to the hub of the water pump shaft has a right-hand thread and must be rotated clockwise for removal. # Using the Fan Clutch Holding tool T84T-6312-C and Fan Clutch Nut Wrench T84T-6312-D, or their equivalents, loosen the large nut attaching the fan clutch to the water pump pulley. # Remove the fan/clutch assembly. # Remove the fan-to-clutch bolts, then separate the fan from the clutch assembly. Fig. 1: The cooling fan mounts to the fan clutch, which in turn attaches to the water pump pulley - 3.0L and 4.0L engines Fig. 2: Use the two fan clutch tools to remove the fan clutch from the water pump pulley To install: # Position the fan onto the clutch assembly, then install the fan-to-clutch mounting bolts to 53-71 inch lbs. (6-8 Nm). # Position the lower edge of the fan shroud in the lower retaining clips, then install the fan shroud attaching screws until snug. # Using the holding tool and clutch nut wrench, or equivalent, install the fan/clutch assembly onto the water pump pulley. Remember, the fan/clutch nut has a reverse thread and must be turned counterclockwise to tighten. Tighten the nut to 30-100 ft. lbs. (41-135 Nm). # Install the accessory drive belt.
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Get the correct water pump and clutch for your car. Loosen the alternator and remove the fan. Remove the bracelets, hoses and the retaining bolts. Remove the water pump and replace it with the new one.
clutch fan is removed with 2 special tools. these are available at auto stores.they are not cheap. also remember the clutch fan screws onto water pump, and has left hand thread,so you will need to turn it clockwise to remove
-drain coolent -remove serpentine belt -remove clutch fan -remove rad hose going to water pump -unbolt and remove water pump
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.
fan clutch screws off water pump fan pump has left hand thread so to remove you need to turn clockwise
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.
HI, The first question I need to know is, have you removed the fan yet? And why do you want to remove the clutch? Are you trying to replace the fan/clutch assy? If you have not removed the fan/clutch then here's how to get that out. First drain the cooling system so the coolant is below the upper radiator hose. Take the upper hose off of the radiator. remove all of the fan shroud retaining fasteners. Loosen all of the fan/clutch mounting fasteners. remove the water pump drive belt. Remove the fan/clutch mounting fasteners, then lift the fan/clutch and fan shroud out together. Then remove the clutch however you can. Reverse what you did to replace everything and replace the coolant. This could be a good time to replace all your coolant if it hasn't been done for as while. Good luck and if you need more help, we hope you'll clarify your question. Steve H.
With symptom properly diagnosed you unbolt fan & clutch from water pump, remove clutch, install new part, attach to water pump. Also ensure thermostat is properly functioning, water pump is in good condition( you can stick screwdriver in it with hose removed to see if the fins are there), coolant is there and system is bled (if it requires bleeding), radiator is not clogged and coolant is in good condition.
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).
If your Ford Aerostar is overheating and losing water, it may be a bad radiator. You need to take your car in to get serviced.
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.
With a 36mm wrench and a spanner to hold the water pump pulley.
Not all the fan clutch nuts are left hand thread some are right handed. It states which type you have on the top of the radiator shroud.AnswerPut a rag on the pulley and wrap your chain wrench around it to hold on and keep the pump from turning when you put your monster adjustable wrench on the clutch and turn it off. Sears sells a strap wrench (Part #45570) that works really well for holding the fan pulley.
It took me about 1.5 hours to do. I have a 92 pathfinder 4 x 4. I first took a little coolant out of the radiator so I could remove the upper radiator hose. With the hose removed I took out the fan shroud. After that you will remove four bolts that hold the fan clutch to the water pump. Remove the fan off of the fan clutch and put on the new fan clutch. Put everything back together in reverse order.