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thewon 04-10-2008 07:00 PM

Clutch fan removal
i'm ready to do both belts and tensioners, idler pullies, etc due to a squealilng noise. love the diy article on the belt replacement but i have a clutch fan not an electric one... how do i remove the fan? i'm assuming everything else would be the same. ANY help would be appreciated. thanks in advance

325myAZ 04-10-2008 09:53 PM

Welcome to the forum!!

Try checking out this link, it should have what you're looking for. Good luck.


ken@bimmertools 04-10-2008 10:58 PM

Though you may get recommendations for several techniques, we use and recommend this tool combination:

click the photo for details.

By far the best tools for the job.



thewon 04-13-2008 03:23 PM

thanks for the quick help. printed it out and waiting for the parts to come in...i'll let you know how it goes. thanks again.

thewon 04-16-2008 09:07 AM

got the parts yesterday. complete install of 2 pulleys and tensioner in under an hour...thanks again for the help

325myAZ 04-16-2008 01:32 PM

Glad it all worked out for you!

You'll find that this site is a great source of information and inspiration!

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