How do I know if my fan clutch needs to be replaced?

1 Answer:
  • Aaron Ang
    To confirm the diagnosis, start with this simple test: Spin the fan as hard as you can on an engine that has not been started that day. If the fan rotates more than five times, you can bet the clutch is bad. You should feel some resistance and the fan may spin up to three times, depending on the ambient temperature.29 mar 2006
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