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dakota_au
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PostPosted: Mon May 28, 2007 11:21 pm    Post subject: Fan Clutch testing Reply with quote

Is there a simple way of testing a viscous fan clutch to see if it is working correctly , or do we just replace it if we are doubtfull with it?
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DankNesS
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PostPosted: Mon May 28, 2007 11:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

id say get an elctric fan and free up some horses
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PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2007 6:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

With the engine cold, try to spin the fan by hand. If it free spins more that 2 or 3 times...the clutch needs to be replaced.
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2007 5:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

what about hot? Mine seem to be the same cold or hot.
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