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Fan Clutch removal 99 blazer 4.3l how does it come off

Customer Question

How does this thing come off. is it the norm righty tighty lefty loosey to remove the clutch from the main shaft on the water pump or is it reverse threaded. I cannot get it to budge
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Dan replied 9 years ago.
Object Number: 48304  Size: GT
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J 41240

Fan Clutch Remover and Installer


Fan Clutch Replacement

Removal Procedure

Tools Required

J 41240 Fan Clutch Wrench

  1. Remove the upper fan shroud. Refer to Fan Shroud Replacement

    Important: In order to maintain a balanced fan assembly, align the yellow paint mark on the fan clutch hub with the yellow paint mark on the water pump hub.

    Object Number: 42910  Size: SH
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  2. Remove the fan clutch from the coolant pump using J 41240
    2.1. Install J 41240-1 into the water pump access holes.
    2.2. With J 41240-2 secure on the fan clutch nut, hold J 41240-1 firmly in place while turning J 41240-2 counter-clockwise.
  3. Remove the fan and the fan clutch as an assembly.
    Object Number: 42877  Size: SH