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Old 10-07-2015, 07:34 AM
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Default 1991 3.0L V6 Fan clutch replacement

Was in a car accident (rear ended someone) and the fan clutch seems a little bent. I gotta replace the fan clutch, but I don't know how to. I've read that there's left had bolts that I'll need to remove, and/or I'll have to get a special tool to get it off as well.

Need help asap
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Old 10-08-2015, 06:09 AM
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Default Re: 1991 3.0L V6 Fan clutch replacement

Bumping cus I'm in need of some help.
Also, my father wants to get it off by using a punch and a hammer instead of a strap wrench and a pipe wrench.
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Old 10-08-2015, 06:43 AM
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Default Re: 1991 3.0L V6 Fan clutch replacement

go and rent the tool at your local advanced auto or parts store.
Don't screw around with hammers, pipe wrenches etc, you will end up screwing up your radiator. TRUST ME.
GO rent the tool. And YES left thread...
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Old 10-08-2015, 09:56 AM
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Default Re: 1991 3.0L V6 Fan clutch replacement

In the Hanes manual, it says that V6 engines that are 1991 and older arent left handed threads.
But the radiator is off, so how the hell would I ruin that?
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Old 10-09-2015, 07:15 PM
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Default Re: 1991 3.0L V6 Fan clutch replacement

I've dealt with this on my 1998 with 3.0. I went out and bought the fan clutch tools and busted my knuckles over and over with no progress. Best thing you can do is use a punch bit on a pneumatic chisel to hit the bolt. It is left threaded so it tightens as it spins but fitting that horseshoe over the bolts and trying to turn the nut is a joke. Three hits from the punch bit on the nut will break it loose and you can turn it by hand after that. Make sure you either center the punch on the nut or go closer to the shaft but it will spin loose like magic. I was so mad at myself for buying the tools.
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Old 10-18-2015, 06:48 PM
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Default Re: 1991 3.0L V6 Fan clutch replacement

righty loosy lefty tighty
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