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Old 01-12-2013, 07:24 PM   #1
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Exclamation E46 Manual Fan Removal - Stuck!


I was in the process of removing the fan, but the fan is stuck halfway while pulling up?

FYI: I followed the procedure here http://www.beisansystems.com/procedu..._procedure.htm

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Old 01-12-2013, 08:17 PM   #2
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As long as fan shroud is all unplugged and the fan nut is totally unscrewed, both should just slide right out. Check the slots that the shroud has on the sides and on the bottom, and ensure to remove electric fan relay from passenger side of shroud.
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Old 01-12-2013, 11:27 PM   #3
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Thanks for your help I will look into it more tomorrow. It is hard working on a car when it's freezing outside.


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Old 01-14-2013, 07:28 PM   #4
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This was getting stuck so I had to push it in a bit to get it out.
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