Chrysler RAM50/D50/Arrow 1979-1993 Repair Guide

Cooling Fan

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. If necessary, remove all drive belts.
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  5. Unfasten the fan shroud securing bolts and remove the fan shroud.
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The radiator and/or the air conditioning condenser may need to be removed to facilitate fan removal.

  1. Loosen the fan-to-fluid coupling bolts and remove the fan.
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  3. If the fluid coupling needs to be removed, loosen and remove the water pump pulley connecting bolts and pull the fluid coupling device off of the engine.
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To install:
  1. Install the fluid coupling device and tighten the nuts to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the fan on the fluid coupling and tighten the bolts evenly to 6-9 ft. lbs. (8-12 Nm).
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  5. Install the fan shroud.
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  7. Install all drive belts and adjust them as detailed previously.
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  9. Check the cooling system level, start the engine and check for proper operation.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Common engine cooling fan assembly

 
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