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i have a 08 f250 with 6.4
this yr i installed a western vplow truck works great but the fan comes on and off all the time. it did this a few times last summer pulling my boat only in extreme hot weather. my dealer who is great to deal with say install there heavy duty fan. same fane that would have come with the truck if you ordered it with the plow packages. just wondering if you guys have herd of this
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i have a 08 f250 with 6.4
this yr i installed a western vplow truck works great but the fan comes on and off all the time. it did this a few times last summer pulling my boat only in extreme hot weather. my dealer who is great to deal with say install there heavy duty fan. same fane that would have come with the truck if you ordered it with the plow packages. just wondering if you guys have herd of this
thanks
Yes. Same issue with the 6.0s. The snow plow prep package comes with a different (more heavy duty) fan clutch (the actual fan is the same). It's because the plow creates some funky aerodynamics that actually causes the OEM fan clutch to spin backward, causing overheating. I don't plow but installed the plow prep fan clutch on my truck because it has a higher disengagement point and keeps the truck cooler (and the AC cooler). The fan clutch costs between $200 and $300.

Hope this helps.

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