Ford Falcon EA 1989 fan change - how?

Tiny
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  • 1989 FORD FALCON
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Remove and replace fan
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Sunday, January 1st, 2012 AT 7:35 AM

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Tiny
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Cooling fan? Disconnect connector and unbolt. Lift out carefully.
Heater/AC fan? Disconnect power and ground connectors. Unbolt/unscrew. Lift out carefully.
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Sunday, January 1st, 2012 AT 8:58 AM
Tiny
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. How do you 'disconnect'? (Left or right thread?) . And do you need to immobilise the fan to unscrew it? . Or, is there something else?
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Sunday, January 1st, 2012 AT 9:49 AM
Tiny
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It should be the fan and shroud as an assembly. This means the fan doesn't need to be immobilised. Righty-tighty, lefty-loosey.
Connector disconnect should be depress tab and pull apart.
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Sunday, January 1st, 2012 AT 9:35 PM
Tiny
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The viscus coupling fan is a L/H thread, you can often set the spanner on the clutch hub nut and give it a fair thump with a hammer, there is a special tool to hold the fan hub, but often just giving it a decent whack will loosen it.
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Sunday, January 8th, 2012 AT 10:33 AM
Tiny
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Electric or belt-driven fan mhp? The last Falcon built for the U.S. Market was back in the 60s. My dad misses them.
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Monday, January 9th, 2012 AT 9:16 PM
Tiny
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Aussie EA falcons are belt driven fans
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Monday, January 9th, 2012 AT 9:22 PM
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Ok. Then my answer was definitely wrong. I figured electric.
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Monday, January 9th, 2012 AT 9:26 PM

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