Is a trailblazer fan clutch reverse thread?
this is not a reverse thread. If all else fails, there is a tool made specifically for this job that you can buy, borrow, rent or steal. It is a wrench that attaches to an air hammer…it will loosen that nut instantly.
What size is the fan clutch nut on a 2003 Chevy TrailBlazer?
The Chevy TrailBlazer clutch nut size iS36mm hex. This means that You will need to use a 36mm socket to be able to remove the main clutch nut. In general You will need to use a 1/2″ drive socket and ratchet to get a 36mm nut off.
Why does my clutch fan wobble?
If there is any wobble in the fan, there is a bad bearing in the fan clutch, or a worn bearing on the water pump shaft. A bad water pump bearing will usually cause the water pump to leak and/or make noise, but not always. Remove the fan clutch and see if the play is in the water pump shaft.
How to remove the fan clutch on a Chevy Trailblazer?
Getting your fan clutch off is very easy and safe if you do it my way. Go to Oreilly’s and rent their fan puller kit. It is FREE. You get all your money back when you take the kit back in. Anyways, you will need 2 bolts to hold the pulley since GM does not have them on the factory pulley.
How is a fan clutch attached to a water pump?
This large nut is directly attached to the fan clutch mechanism. The water pump pulley has about 1-inch long threaded post on the end of the pulley. The nut is screwed onto the post on the water pump pulley. This requires a large wrench and a tool to lock the pulley from moving as the nut is broken loose. Remove the fan shroud.
How do you remove a water pump from a Ford Fan?
IThe shroud will come out with the fan. Remove the top radiator hose by using a screwdriver to loosen the clamps. Hook the ends of the water pump pulley lock on the bolts on the outside of the water pump pulley. Remove the large nut on the fan with the 1-1/16 wrench by turning counter clockwise.
How do you remove a clutch on a Ford Fan?
Remove the large nut on the fan with the 1-1/16 wrench by turning counter clockwise. Once loose, turn the fan in the same direction and it will come right off.