October 28, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The brown color on the oil cap is normal. It should be that hard with some metal flange plates from home depot bolted to a bar. They are indispensable for suspension work. Finally reconnect the battery negative cable and check the operation of the cooling fan. Why buy two tools when you can get one that will do many jobs like this open end wrench? I'd replaced my fan because it chucked a couple of blades and when I put it back on I relied on the friction of the belts to hold the nut while I tightened it.
Next time I will give it the whack like suggested. Having a complete tool kit is handy for quick repairs or it can save you in case of roadside failures. Recycle parts, packaging and fluids when possible. There may be cooler fitting differences or mounts. Car is cooling fine, its charged with freon, 29oz. Remove these nuts and the clutch will come free from the blade.
Will see how I go without the holding tool. When leaving a comment, please leave your vehicle information. It is great for removing and installing the fan clutch and plastic oil filter cap. You should see all the pics folks contributed for tips on getting the fan clutch nut off! Disconnect your battery negative cable and cover your battery terminal so the cable does not accidentally come in contact with the disconnected cable. I was really looking for the set I got a year or so ago. Use the same tools the Turner Motorsport tech's use! If it isn't, check the signal to the fan, if the signal for the fan to com one is present and it does not, the fan is faulty.
. In other words, the belt should be wrapped 360 degrees around the pulley with the vise grips closing the loop tightly. That is a quick test. Body work questions regarding paint, dents, dings or accident related damages or other bodywork related issues should be posted in If you want an estimate you should take the car to a qualified body shop as they would know best what it will cost in your area and how to fix the damages. Do not work on your vehicle if you feel the task is beyond your ability. Now vise grip the free end of the belt to the engine block.
The entire task is as simple as draining the system like normal, reinstalling the drain plugs and hooking the tool up to your refill location. Pelican Parts is not responsible for any typographical errors contained within the site. So, I bought a spacer to create a little distance between the fan clutch and the belts pulley. Even after all these years people are still trying to remove the fan clutch nut without any counterhold aratus whatsoever place open wrench on fan clutch nut 32mm bo and lightly hit top with heavy hammer one time left hand thread sledge bmw fan clutch nut wrench 32mm with water pump holder removal tool set 1701 03 bmw fan clutch nut wrench 32mm with water pump holder removal tool set 1701 03 large image extra 1995 Bmw 740il B8800019 Tool Fan Clutch Thin 32mm Spanner Fan clutch tool dimensions for the diy er page 2 bimmerfest waterpump fan and clutch holding tool set 2 pieces uuc beisan systems procedures e39 fan procedure bmw fan clutch wrench 32mm with holde end 5 4 2019 3 36 pm fan clutch wrenches pulley holders. June 26, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Is the fan coming on? Lastly place the radiator fan on the support and attach it using the four previously removed nuts.
This will be your best bet when diagnosing. I have a 2000 bmw 328i. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. If you don't have that available, often you can just put a big 32mm wrench on it and smack the wrench with a hammer. After the front bumper is removed, you will start by working in the trunk.
That is the point of the fluid in the clutch. I believe Chrysler cars in years past had left hand threads on their lug nuts for the same idea but they still told you to snug them up. It's when you don't have that and it's just the belt that you need to hit it. Screw the cooling fan onto the coolant pump in a clockwise direction left-handed thread. I'm trying to replace the thermostat in my car, but I can't get the clutch fan off.
We're here to help so being rude won't get you very far. The red is gettin constant 12v, brown, nothing, guessing black is for ground. Oh that's just plain cruel and evil! Hit your wrench with a rubber mallet, or buy the tool. Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. It remains on the half center. It was a 6 lane road and I had to really get on the throttle to get across the first three lanes then back down to a stop to wait for an opening in the direction I needed to go. We are also happy to advise on how you can save money at the shop.
It over heats when idling, fan does not turn on, brand new electric fan. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. April 13, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Best bet, confirm all the fasteners are tight. The electric fan does work fine. Does it matter which way I put it? You will need a 32mm wrench for the viscous coupler hex - quickly rotate it in a counter-clockwise direction. However, if engine temperature rises above 90° C 194°F , the fan becomes fully engaged, drawing a higher volume of air through the radiator cooling fins. I was using the wrench and other tool and with the pressure that was applied, the bolt on the water pump pulley snapped, so I can no longer use the water pump pulley as leverage.