BMW 318/325/M3/525/535/M5 1989-1993 Repair Information

Auxiliary Cooling Fan

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION E30 3 Series



  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal. Remove the radiator. Remove the grilles.
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  3. Loosen and remove the bolts holding the air conditioning condenser. Do not disconnect the refrigerant lines.
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  5. Remove the trim panel behind the left side headlight. Disconnect the fan plug and remove the mounting nuts.
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  7. Pull back the condenser and remove the fan from above.
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To install:
  1. Install the cooling fan and tighten the nuts. Plug in the connector.
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  3. Install the trim panel behind the headlight. Install the condenser mounting bolts.
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  5. Install the radiator and the grilles. Connect the negative battery terminal.
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E36 3 Series

  1. Remove the air duct from above the radiator. There are 5 mounting screws.
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  3. Remove the splash shield from under the vehicle.
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  5. Disconnect the fan electrical plug. Remove the 3 fan mounting bolts.
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  7. Pull the fan forward and out.
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To install:
  1. Install the fan and tighten the mounting bolts. Plug in the electrical connector.
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  3. Install the splash shield and the air duct.
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E34 5 Series

  1. Remove the front bumper. Remove the center double kidney grille.
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  3. Remove the mounting screws for the right horn and the cooling coil for the power steering. Move and support out of the way. Remove the right side headlight grille.
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  5. Disconnect the fan electrical plug. Remove the mounting bolts and pull the fan out from below.
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To install:
  1. Install the fan and tighten the mounting nuts. Connect the electrical plug.
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  3. Install the horn, cooling coil and the right side headlight grille.
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  5. Install the kidney grille and the bumper.
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