COOLING FAN

1985 BMW 528e

Tiny

dowko

January, 11, 2011 AT 3:44 AM

I have a 1985 bmw 528e. Trying to change timing belt and I can't seem to get the cooling fan off. Can you help?

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3 Answers

Tiny

Dr. Hagerty

January, 11, 2011 AT 5:37 AM

The 36mm nut on the fan clutch is a left hand thread and it also takes a holding tool to steady the pulley so the nut at the fan clutch can be turned.

Tiny

dowko

January, 11, 2011 AT 7:53 PM

Thanks I had to fabricate a holding tool. But it worked like a charm. Hope to get another 200k out of this engine!

Tiny

Dr. Hagerty

January, 11, 2011 AT 10:45 PM

OK

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