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How to Replace a Cooling Fan

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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
Open the hood and locate the vehicle's radiator.
2
With the engine off and cold locate the cooling fans.
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3
Manually try and spin the electrical cooling fan.
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.
4
Use an open end wrench to disconnect the negative battery cable.
5
Unplug electrical cooling fan connections.
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6
Remove cooling fan assembly by unbolting the assembly from the radiator.
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7
Install new cooling fan assembly.
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8
Install assembly mounting bolts.
9
Plug electrical cooling fan connector into engine harness.
10
Reconnect the negative battery cable.
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Let the vehicle idle and get hot, verify cooling fans work properly.
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