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I'm trying to replace the water pump. The tool I have to

remove the fan with seems...
I'm trying to replace the water pump. The tool I have to remove the fan with seems to be to big? Trying to figure out how to get the fan off?
JA: Okay, I'll connect you to the mechanic to go over that information regarding your Ford. Before I do, is there anything else you want him to know?
Customer: Yes, what can I use to remove the fan assembly with if the removal wrenches are not the right size?
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Ron
Ron, ASE Certified Technician
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Hello. My name is ***** ***** I am happy to assist you today. Give me just a moment to review your post, and I'll be right back with the help you need.

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Can you tell me what your working on please, need the year, make and model as well as engine size.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
2008 Ford Explorer 4x4, 4.0 6 cylinder. I'm trying to replace the water pump and the tool I rented to pull the fan assembly is too big for the job. It's the another way to get the assembly off?
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
When would be the earliest that the mechanic would call?
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I hope you are not charging me for this? I have received no answer yet.

The correct wrench is the 303-239 (T84T-6312-C) which is the holding wrench and the 303-240 (T84T-63112-D ) is the Fan Clutch Nut wrench. If you do not have access to these you can also take a Air hammer and place your bit on the side of the nut on the clutch and hammer it a few time and it will usually come loose.

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Watch this Video, it will work for you if you do not have the correct wrench.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmf70829x_g

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I have not received a phone call. So why am I being billed?

I have not called and I did not try to call. I did how ever send you the steps to get the fan off if you do not have access to the right wrench. Did you watch the video I sent you. I have used this method many times and it works well.

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