How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Ron Z. Your Own Question
Ron Z.
Ron Z., - GMC Tech -
Category: GM
Satisfied Customers: 19044
Experience:  18+yrs experience. State Inspector & GM Diagnostics/Repair
Type Your GM Question Here...
Ron Z. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

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

Resolved Question:

i have a 2006 gmc canyon and replacing the waterpump but i can get the fan and pulley off
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: GM
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 6 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
Ron Z. and other GM Specialists are ready to help you