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How do you switch out the radiator fan clutch for a 2000 Jeep

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How do you switch out the radiator fan clutch for a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo?

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COOLING SYSTEM FAN 4.0L AND 4.7L ENGINES

VISCOUS FAN

REMOVAL

  1. Disconnect negative battery cable from battery

    NOTE: The 4.0L engine does not require special tool 6958 spanner wrench or adapters 8346 to remove the fan drive.

  2. The thermal viscous fan drive/fan blade assembly is attached (threaded) to water pump hub shaft Fan Blade/Viscous Fan Drive - 4.7L V-8 Engines Remove fan blade/viscous fan drive assembly from water pump by turning mounting nut counterclockwise as viewed from front. Threads on viscous fan drive are RIGHT HAND. Using spanner wrench 6958 with adapter pins 8346 (4.7L engine only) and a suitable fan wrench loosen the fan drive. Fan Blade and Drive - Removal
  3. Do not attempt to remove fan/viscous fan drive assembly from vehicle at this time.
  4. Do not unbolt fan blade assembly from viscous fan drive at this time.
  5. Remove fan shroud-to-upper crossmember nuts.
  6. Remove fan shroud and fan blade/viscous fan drive assembly as a complete unit from vehicle.
  7. After removing fan blade/viscous fan drive assembly, do not place viscous fan drive in horizontal position. If stored horizontally, silicone fluid in the viscous fan drive could drain into its bearing assembly and contaminate lubricant

    CAUTION: Do not remove water pump pulley-to-water pump bolts. This pulley is under belt tension.

  8. Remove four bolts securing fan blade assembly to viscous fan drive.

INSTALLATION

  1. Install fan blade assembly to viscous fan drive. Tighten bolts to 23 N·m (17 ft. lbs.) torque.
  2. Position fan shroud and fan blade/viscous fan drive assembly to vehicle as a complete unit.
  3. Position fan shroud to radiator. Be sure the alignment tabs at the lower part of shroud are placed into the slots near lower part of radiator. Install and tighten the two fan shroud-to-upper crossmember mounting nuts.

    Be sure of at least 25 mm (1.0 inches) between tips of fan blades and fan shroud.

  4. Install fan blade/viscous fan drive assembly to water pump shaft Fan Blade and Drive - Removal
  5. Connect negative battery cable.

1 - VISCOUS FAN DRIVE
2 - FAN BLADE

3 - WATER PUMP PULLEY

 

 

 

 

1 - SPECIAL TOOL 6958 SPANNER WRENCH WITH ADAPTER PINS 8346
2 - FAN
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