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post #1 of 3 Old 01-14-2008, 04:05 PM Thread Starter
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fan clutch ??

how much resistance shoud the fan have when turning it by hand when its completely cold ? trying to figure out if mine is going bad is there a better way to test it

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post #2 of 3 Old 01-14-2008, 04:14 PM
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Should have some resistence. Shouldn't free wheel.

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Also should not wiggle, but I bet you know that. The important thing is that it lock in when it's needed. I don't know a proper test for it but with my winter front on pulling a E250 van up a little hill last night I heard mine come on, and it was -22f. So that could be a way to test it, but if it feels snug to turn and don't wiggle I bet it's fine.


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