The best way would be to purchase or rent the tool designed to do that. Auto parts stores should be able to get that tool for you.
If the tool is not available I have had success by placing the wrench and one fan blade so I can hold both with one hand and then squeeze them together like a pair of pliers.
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!
You will a lot of special tools as well.. Remove the A/C compressor Remove the A/C clutch disc and hub retaining bolt. Remove the bolt. Remove the A/C clutch disc and hub spacers. Remove the pulley snap ring. Remove the A/C clutch pulley. Remove the A/C clutch field coil.
== 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.
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.
generally u dont replace clutch as it is more prudent to just get a used compressor from junk yard. you will need a pair of snap ring pliers. 1. remove nut on compressor shaft and remove clutch plate. 2. remove snap ring holding pulley on compressor. 3. use two screwdrivers on opposite sides of pulley to help slide off pulley.
36 mm wrench and a spanner to hold the pulley. Turn counter clockwise to loosen.
It depends on the vehicle, some are clockwise thread others counter clockwise. Either way it takes the correct wrench and a holding tool.
Remove the belt, then remove the bolt holding in the idler pulley.
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A picture of the clutch assembly removal process for a 250 Polaris Trailblazer can be found in the repair manual. It details how to access, disassemble, and remove the assembly.
According to the Service manual for that year you need to remove the compressor shaft bolt. A band-type oil filter wrench may be used to hold the assembly still. Once the bolt is removed, tap the clutch plate with a plastic or non-metal hammer to disloodge the plate from the splines on the compressor shaft. Now you should see the pulley. There is a snap-ring holding it on. Use a pair of straight-tip pliers to remove the ring. The pulley should be able to come off at this point.
Standing in front you would turn the 1 7/16" nut counterclockwise to remove the fan and clutch assembly. You may need to hold the flat water pump pulley from turning with a strap wrench.
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.
Just remove the bolt holding it on.
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.
Loosen 13mm nut that secures tension pulley. Then loosen 13mm nut/bolt just above tensioner assembly facing upwards, to remove tension from belt. Then finally remove the three 10mm bolts holding tensioner assembly to engine block. Install in reverse order.
On the left side of 4 wheeler, remove the kick starter. Remove the for bolts holding the floorboard on. Next remove the combination of bolts and push pins holding the side body cover fairings on. You will now unbolt the black metal clutch cover. Once removed, you will see a front pulley belt set up and a rear clutch set up. Remover the 17 mm nut on the FRONT pulley using an impact gun. Without an impact, you will need to hold the the pulley to keep it from turning as you remove the pulley. Be careful not to break the fins on the pulley if you do not use an impact. Once the bolt is off, slide the pulley off and there will be the wide limiting collar on the shaft. Remove the collar and reinstall the pulley, and above parts in reverse order.
Depending on engine displacement in general remove belt-s then bolt holding pulley to the crankshaft then using a puller remove the pulley, when installing use a installer not a hammer to put the pulley on the crankshaft.
depending on the pulley, you must remove the belt and the bolts holding the pulley in place. some cars have pulleys that are harder to remove and have what is called a torx nut. this requires a special socket. it is easy to remove a pulley if you start with the belt on so it doesnt move
It is possible to replace the air conditioner clutch without replacing the entire compressor if you can find somewhere that sells just the clutch assembly and can get the appropriate tool to remove the pulley to get to the clutch. Try buying a repair manual and looking in there.
To remove a crank shaft pulley you need to first jack up the car. Next, remove the bold holding the crack shaft pulley in place and remove the unit. Reverse direction to put the new crank shaft pulley on your car.
Yes it takes a 36mm wrench and a holder for the pulley to remove the fan clutch,
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.
go to 99intrigue.shutterfly.com/compressor. Get clutch remover and installer. Get feeler gauge. Remove serpentine belt with 1/2" breaker bar. Measure air gap in clutch. Remove shaft nut. Remove clutch with remover. Remove outer snap ring. Remove pulley with pry bars or remover. Remove clutch coil with pry bars or remover. Replace new coil and pulley. Replace snap ring. Replace clutch, maintaining air gap. Reinstall nut. Reinstall belt.
This job requires special pullers, installers and snap ring pliers to remove the clutch parts without damage. The air gap between the clutch plate and pulley is adjusted as you press the assembly back together. This job can be done with the compressor in the vehicle.