S&T Series Blazer, Bravada, Envoy, Jimmy, Rainier, Trailblazer, Xtreme

Engine Cooling Fan Connectors

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the cooling fan assembly.
    CAUTION
     The fan blade retaining nut is left hand thread, damage may occur to motor threads if attempting to remove as a right hand thread nut.

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  3. Remove the fan blade retaining nut (5) from the motor (2).
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  5. Remove the fan blade (4) from the motor shaft.
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  7. Remove the motor retaining screws (3).
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  9. Remove the motor (2) from the shroud (1).

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    Fig. Exploded view of cooling fan assemblies

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To install:


CAUTION
 Use the correct fastener in the correct location. Replacement fasteners must be the correct part number for that application. Fasteners requiring replacement or fasteners requiring the use of thread locking compound or sealant are identified in the service procedure. Do not use paints, lubricants, or corrosion inhibitors on fasteners or fastener joint surfaces unless specified. These coatings affect fastener torque and joint clamping force and may damage the fastener. Use the correct tightening sequence and specifications when installing fasteners in order to avoid damage to parts and systems.

  1. Install the motor (2) to the shroud (1).
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  3. Install the motor retaining screws (3). Tighten the electric cooling fan motor mounting screws to 6 Nm (53 inch lbs.).
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  5. Install the fan blade (4) to the motor shaft.
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  7. Install the fan blade retaining nut (5) to the motor (2). Tighten the electric cooling fan blade retaining nut to 6 Nm (53 inch lbs.).
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  9. Install the cooling fan assembly.
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2.2L& 2.4L Engines
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the hood close out filler retainers.
  4.  
  5. Remove the hood close out filler panel.
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  7. Remove the upper radiator mount bolts.
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  9. Remove the upper two hood latch support bolts.
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  11. Remove the two lower hood latch support bolts.
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  13. Raise the vehicle.
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  15. Remove the cooling fan mounting bolt.
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  17. Disconnect the electrical connector from the cooling fan. Remove the cooling fan assembly.
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To install:

  1. Install the cooling fan assembly.
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  3. Connect the electrical connector to the cooling fan.
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  5. Install the cooling fan mounting bolt. Tighten the bolt to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
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  7. Lower the vehicle.
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  9. Install the lower two hood latch support bolts. Tighten the bolts to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
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  11. Install the two upper hood latch support bolts. Tighten the two upper hood latch support bolts to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
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  13. Install the upper radiator mount bolts. Tighten bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
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  15. Install the hood close out filler panel.
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  17. Install the hood close out filler panel retainers.
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