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How to change the serpentine belt on a 2003 F250 4WD 6.0 liter

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How to change the serpentine belt on a 2003 F250 4WD 6.0 liter diesel
HiCustomerthis is lostrider, your not going to like the answer, but here is the procedure. It will come in segments,

Cooling Fan Shroud - 6.0L Diesel

Removal and Installation

  1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL,
  1. Partially drain the cooling system.
  1. Remove the radiator support brackets.
  1. graphicRemove the four pin-type retainers and pull back the sight shield.
  1. graphicWith the sight shield pulled back, remove the three pin-type retainers and the two wiring retainers and position the harness rearward out of the way.
  1. graphicRemove the upper shroud retainers.
  1. graphicDisconnect the upper radiator hose and the radiator overflow hose.
  1. graphicRemove the shroud.
    • Move the radiator forward.
    • Pull up on the shroud evenly, and remove the shroud from the radiator.
  1. NOTE: When installing the shroud, make sure that the aligning tabs are installed correctly in the slots.

    To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Cooling Fan - 6.0L Diesel

Special Tool(s)
graphicWrench, Fan Clutch Nut

Removal and Installation

  1. Disconnect the cooling fan clutch electrical connector. Unclip and position the fan wiring aside.
  1. graphicNOTE: The large clutch assembly nut has a RH thread and must be rotated counterclockwise to remove it.

    NOTE: Use a hole in the fan hub to prevent the fan from turning.

    Using the special tool, remove the cooling fan and clutch.
  1. graphicRemove the cooling fan and clutch assembly.graphic
  1. If necessary, remove the bolts and separate the cooling fan and the clutch.
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.



Cooling Fan Stator - 6.0L Diesel


Removal and Installation

  1. Remove the cooling fan. Remove the bolts and cooling fan stator.
  2. graphicTo install, reverse the removal procedure.


6.0L engine

  1. Remove the Cooling Fan- Blade, Clutch and Shroud, 6.0L Diesel Engine.
  2. Rotate the drive belt tensioner clockwise and remove the drive belt.
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.





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