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Old 04-22-2019, 02:10 PM   #1
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How much stuff to remove to replace my fan clutch?

Hi All,


It looks to me like I will have to remove all of the cooling goodies from the grill back on my 2006 FE300 to replace my free spinning fan clutch.


1) Are there any published step by step instructions on how to get access?


2) While I am in there are there other things i should replace (idler pullys etc) [114K miles]...


I am clearly living the down side of an FE...
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Old 04-24-2019, 03:16 PM   #2
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I’d check each pulley for any wobble/play, cracks, mounting bolt torque, and replace the belt(s). Clean out the rad from leaves or crud, check the fan itself for lose parts or dings/bends, and change any hoses if they look cracked/frayed or feel spongy.
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Old 04-24-2019, 03:29 PM   #3
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I had to change out a compressor on a 87 BBAA. Had it completely disassembled except for one 1/2" bolt in the front of the bracket that required pulling the whole front of the bus out including the radiator. About an hour of labor for 3 seconds to remove the bolt.
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Old 04-24-2019, 07:03 PM   #4
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I believe fe is the nomenclature for front engine . I replaced the radiator in my international 3800 not long ago pretty strait forward removal of the front doesn't take long just need some help pulling the hood kinda awkward for one person
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