Nissan Frontier, Xterra 1998-05

Mechanical (Belt Driven) Fan

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
Never remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot. Serious burns could occur from high-pressure engine coolant escaping from the radiator.

  1. Be sure the engine is cold.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove the engine undercover, as required.
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  7. Remove the air duct (inlet).
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  9. Remove the radiator shrouds.
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  11. Remove the drive belt.
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  13. Remove the cooling fan retaining bolts.
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  15. Remove the cooling fan from its mounting.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  3. Be sure to install the fan with its front mark -F- facing the front of the engine.
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  5. Be sure to refill the cooling using the proper grade and type engine coolant.
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  7. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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  9. Start the engine and allow it to reach operation temperature. Recheck the coolant level, fill as required.

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    Fig. Crankshaft driven type fan and related components-2.4L engine



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    Fig. Crankshaft driven type fan and related components-3.3L engine



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    Fig. Crankshaft driven type fan and related components-2.5L engine



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    Fig. Crankshaft driven type fan and related components-4.0L engine

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