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Old 04-13-2014, 08:26 PM   #1
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Fan Clutch Problem

Yesterday my radiator drain plug blew out and spewed fluid everywhere. I got it fixed and home today. I checked the radiator after it cooled down and added antifreeze. I cranked up and noticed the fan wasn't turning. I let the motor heat up and added more antifreeze but the fan never started turning. I removed the fan, replaced the bolts and cranked back up. The shaft is turning. I can hold the fan in my hand and turn the shaft. Is it gone? Do I need a new fan clutch? How do I test it?
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Old 04-13-2014, 08:36 PM   #2
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If you can hold the fan then yes, your fan clutch is bad, you should have tension on fan if you spin with engine off.

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