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How to replace the radiator fan from a 2001 ford ranger xlt…

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How to replace the radiator fan from a 2001 ford ranger xlt 4.0L 6cylinder engine
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You will need special tools to remove the fan and clutch assembly. You can usually rent these tools from any local "big chain" auto parts store.

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  • Remove the air cleaner outlet tube
  • Remove the accessory drive belt.graphic
  • CAUTION: The fan clutch has a left-hand thread and must be rotated clockwise for removal. Using the special tools, remove the fan clutch assembly and position it inside the shroud.graphic
  • Remove the bolts. graphic
  • Lift the fan shroud out of the lower retaining clips.
  • Lift the fan shroud and the fan blade and clutch assembly together and remove from vehicle.
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