It is threaded onto the pump shaft. You need a special tool that will hold the pulley and a large wrench for the bolt behind the fan. you can rent the tool at napa. These tools can be rented at any Autozone as well. Ask for the fan clutch wrench set.
If you don't have access to NAPA or one of those tools, here's another suggestion. Leave the serpentine belt on, put a large wrench on the nut and tap it with a hammer to break it loose. The belt will hold enough tension on the water pump pulley to allow most of them to be broke loose.
Here's my method: remove the water pump with the fan attached. be especially careful not to damage the radiator fins. put the whole assembly on a work bench and place a strap wrench (they're cheap and very useful for other projects) on the pulley and a big crescent on the fan nut. that nut is a right hand thread and isn't on there very tight so it won't take much to break it loose.
I just did my water pump on my 98 Silverado. It should only take about a half hour to do the job from start to finish if you have the right tools. I left everything on the water pump, but pulled the shroud off for more room, then got the right tool from NAPA, (loan tools) to get the clutch fan off the pump.
I had the same problem . Fooled around with it for a while (several hours) then asked someone and it was simple. Thread 2 nuts down on the bolt. Tighten them together. Put a wrench on the bottom one. Turn counterclockwise.
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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.
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You will need to remove the transmission to replace the clutch slave.
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Replace the cabin filter. remove panel under dash on pass side.
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You have to remove the transmission to get to the clutch slave cylinder on that truck. You can pull the engine if you want and get to it. YOUR CHOICE.
remove the bed with 2 persones and u will remove the pump from the top not the bottom.
buy a Chilton manual and it will tell you most of what you need to know.
no it wont but a 2wd Chevy silverado 700r trany will. besides that a 2.2 you will have to replace the clutch alot
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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
You have to remove the gas tank, Then remove the sending unit in the top of the tank. That will be were the fuel filter is located.
Yes, you sure can.
You CAN"T. If you are having clutch problems then it is time for aNEW clutch kit and clutch slave cylinder too. NO ADJUSTMENT
well that is kinda obvious you remove the first one and then you put the other one on
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You will need to remove Transmission, And you will see it in the bellhouseing. 4 bolts hold it in place.
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