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    Ford Crown Victoria/Grand Marquis 1989-1998

    Engine Fan

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    REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



    1992-94 Models

    See Figures 1 through 5

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    Fig. Fig. 1: Special wrenches to remove the fan clutch assembly like these are available from manufacturers such as Lisle®



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    Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the fan shroud-to-radiator retaining bolts



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    Fig. Fig. 3: Place the special fan removal tools over the water pump pulley bolts and onto the fan clutch hub and loosen the fan clutch assembly



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    Fig. Fig. 4: Remove the fan clutch from the water pump and ...



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    Fig. Fig. 5: ... remove the fan clutch and the shroud assembly from the vehicle

    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    2.  
    3. Loosen the fan clutch mounting shaft from the water pump hub.
    4.  
    5. Loosen the fan shroud from its radiator mounting and remove the lower hose from the shroud.
    6.  
    7. Lift the fan and clutch assembly and the fan shroud from the vehicle.
    8.  
    9. If necessary, remove the fan-to-fan clutch retaining bolts and separate the fan from the fan clutch.
    10.  


    CAUTION
    Closely examine the fan for cracks or separation, to avoid the possibility of personal injury or vehicle damage.

    To install:
    1. Assemble the fan and fan clutch. Tighten the retaining bolts to 15-20 ft. lbs. (20-27 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Install the fan and clutch assembly and the fan shroud. Mount the fan clutch shaft to the water pump hub and tighten to 37-46 ft. lbs. (50-62 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Slip the shroud into the lower mounting clips and install the shroud retaining screws.
    6.  
    7. Connect the negative battery cable.
    8.  

    1995-98 Models

    BELT DRIVEN COOLING FAN

    See Figure 6

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    Fig. Fig. 6: Belt driven cooling fan mounting-1995-98 Models

    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    2.  
    3. Unplug the electric cooling fan wiring connector.
    4.  
    5. Separate the upper and lower fan shrouds.
    6.  
    7. Loosen the fan shroud from its radiator mounting and remove the lower radiator hose from the fan shroud.
    8.  
    9. Lift the fan shroud out of the vehicle.
    10.  
    11. Loosen the fan clutch mounting shaft by placing a suitable wrench on the flats of the shaft and remove from the water pump hub. Lift the fan and clutch assembly from the vehicle.
    12.  
    13. If necessary, remove 4 fan-to-fan clutch retaining bolts and separate the fan from the fan clutch.
    14.  

    To install:
    1. Assemble the fan and fan clutch. Torque the 4 retaining bolts to 15-20 ft. lbs. (20-27 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Install the fan and clutch assembly. Mount the fan clutch shaft to the water pump hub and torque to 37-46 ft. lbs. (50-62 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Slip the shroud into the lower mounting clips and install the shroud retaining screws. Reconnect the lower radiator hose.
    6.  
    7. Plug in the electric cooling fan wire connector.
    8.  
    9. Reconnect the lower shroud to the upper shroud.
    10.  
    11. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
    12.  
    13. Start the engine and check for proper operation.
    14.  

    ELECTRIC COOLING FAN

    See Figure 7

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    Fig. Fig. 7: Electric cooling fan assembly-1995-98 Models

    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    2.  
    3. Unplug the electric cooling fan wiring connector from the side of the fan shroud.
    4.  
    5. Turn the lower fan shroud in the upper fan shroud to allow clearance for shroud removal.
    6.  
    7. Remove the radiator upper sight shield.
    8.  
    9. Loosen the fan shroud from its radiator mounting and remove the lower radiator hose from the supports on the fan shroud.
    10.  
    11. Lift the fan shroud from the vehicle.
    12.  
    13. Remove the retaining screws, then remove the fan blade and motor assembly.
    14.  

    To install:
    1. Mount the fan blade and motor assembly. Torque the retaining screws to 27-53 inch lbs. (3-6 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Install the shroud and torque the retaining screws to 36 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Install the lower radiator hose to the supports on the fan shroud.
    6.  
    7. Plug in the electric cooling fan wiring connector and secure the wire to the shroud.
    8.  
    9. Turn the lower fan shroud in the upper fan shroud to the closed position.
    10.  
    11. Install the radiator upper sight shield.
    12.  
    13. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
    14.  
    15. Start the engine and operate the A/C system to check cooling fan operation.
    16.  

    1989-91 Models See Figure 8

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    Fig. Fig. 8: Cooling fan mounting-1989-91 Models

    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    2.  
    3. Loosen the fan clutch-to-water pump hub retaining bolts.
    4.  
    5. If necessary, remove the drive belt from the water pump pulley.
    6.  
    7. Remove the fan shroud upper retaining screws. Lift the shroud to disengage it from the lower retaining clips.
    8.  
    9. Remove the fan clutch-to-water pump hub bolts and remove the fan and clutch assembly and the fan shroud.
    10.  
    11. If necessary, remove the fan-to-fan clutch retaining bolts and separate the fan from the fan clutch.
    12.  

    To install:
    1. Assemble the fan and fan clutch. Tighten the retaining bolts evenly and alternately to 12-18 ft. lbs. (16-24 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Install the fan and clutch assembly and the fan shroud.
    4.  
    5. Install the fan clutch-to-water pump hub bolts.
    6.  
    7. Slip the shroud into the lower mounting clips and install the shroud retaining screws.
    8.  
    9. If removed, install the water pump drive pulley and adjust the belt tension; refer to General Information & Maintenance .
    10.  
    11. Tighten the fan clutch-to-water pump hub bolts evenly and alternately to 15-22 ft. lbs. (20-27 Nm). Recheck the belt tension.
    12.  
    13. Connect the negative battery cable.
    14.  

     
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