How to remove a cooling fan so the water pump can be changed?
1999 GMC SAFARI
Have the 4 bolts behind the fan off and the pulley is loose. The fan will not budge. Help, please?
have the same problem?
Monday, September 19th, 2011 AT 7:32 PM
It's likely stuck/tight fit. You can try tap/hammering it a little to loosen.
Monday, September 19th, 2011 AT 8:11 PM
You need to first un-thread the fan blade off and that should have been done while the pulley and belt were still in place to help hold it.
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Monday, September 19th, 2011 AT 8:45 PM
Ok wait a second. What did the bolts hold on? Just the pulley? Is there a large nut on backside of fan on shaft? If so, that's what's holding it on. You can borrow tool to remove from chain auto supply store.