1999 Chevy Tahoe fan clutch

Tiny
BEARHUNTER10
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  • 1999 CHEVROLET TAHOE
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 235,000 MILES
How do I remove the fan clutch on my Tahoe so I can replace the broken fan? The fan clutch doesn't have any bolts except for the ones that hold the fan on. There is a large nut? Behind the clutch that looks like it is attached to the water pump shaft.
Monday, October 25th, 2010 AT 5:14 PM

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Tiny
SATURNTECH9
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REMOVAL PROCEDURE

* Tools Required
* J 41240 Fan Clutch Wrench and Spanner
* J 41240-5A Fan Clutch Wrench

CAUTION: Do not use or attempt to repair a damaged cooling fan assembly. Replace damaged fans with new assemblies. An unbalanced cooling fan could fly apart causing personal injury and property damage.

1. Remove the upper fan shroud. Refer to Fan Shroud Replacement (Upper).
2. Remove the accessory drive belt. Refer to the appropriate procedure:

o Drive Belt Replacement

3. Use the J 41240 in order to remove the fan and the clutch on the 5.0L and 5.7L.

3. Use the Spanner of the J 41240 in order to hold the Pulley.
4. Use the J 41240-5A in order to remove the fan and the clutch on the 6.5L. Use the Spanner of the J 41240 in order to hold the Pulley.

5. Remove the fan blade assembly from the clutch.
There you go.
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Monday, October 25th, 2010 AT 5:22 PM

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