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2006 gmc canyon: replacing..waterpump but i can get the fan and pulley

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i have a 2006 gmc canyon and replacing the waterpump but i can get the fan and pulley off
Submitted: 5 years ago.
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Expert:  Ron Z. replied 5 years ago.

Welcome to! My name is DriveFast71(Ron) and I will do my best to answer all of your questions completely and accurately.


To remove the fan clutch, and then the pulley, you will need some special tools. You can usually rent these tools at any local "big chain" parts store.


Fan Replacement

  • Tools Required
  • J 41240-5A Fan Clutch Wrench
  • J 46406 Fan Clutch Remover and Installer


  • Remove the fan shroudgraphic
  • Install the J 46406 and the J 41240-5A to the fan clutchgraphic
  • Remove the fan hub nut in a counterclockwise rotation
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