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How to Replace a Fan Shroud

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Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

Parts
  • Fan Shroud
Tools
  • Flashlight
  • Screwdriver
Difficulty

Moderate

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Steps

Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.

1
With the engine off and cold, open the hood and locate the fan shroud bolted to the radiator.
2
Inspect both the upper and lower fan shrouds for cracks, damage, or missing sections.
3
Gain access to the upper fan shroud mounting bolts.
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4
Unbolt the upper fan shroud from the radiator.
5
Disconnect the upper fan shroud from the lower fan shroud by removing the tabs. Remove the upper fan shroud.
6
Gain access to the lower fan shroud mounting bolts from under the vehicle.
7
Unbolt the lower fan shroud from the radiator and remove from the engine compartment.
8
Install the new lower fan shroud in the engine compartment.
9
Tighten the lower fan shroud mounting bolts.
10
Install the new upper fan shroud into the lower fan shroud tabs.
11
Install upper fan shroud mounting bolts.
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12
Start the engine and verify that the spinning fan does not contact the shroud.
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