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Old 01-07-2013, 05:12 PM   #14808
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Originally Posted by tcphoto View Post
Funny how it always takes you twice as long to do nearly every project. I did my cooling system refresh today and I swear my mechanical fan is as stubborn as me. Between the WD40 and a 3lb sledge hammer, it still took 20 minutes to break it loose. Even the radiator connections refused to accept the new hoses but it finally relented and all is clean, tight and bled. I cannot express how happy I was to run codes and only get those two dashes, no more thermostat codes. Thanks to Smolck and Mango for the knowledge.
That's terrible. I have the fan tool and I didn't even use the brace (wouldn't fit). I just put the wrench on the nut and hit it with my fist and it broke loose first time haha.
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