Sprinter 2005-2007

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Detach the coolant line from the lower radiator shroud.
    NOTE
    The radiator fan assembly is threaded to the water pump hub shaft. Remove the fan blade/viscous fan drive assembly from the water pump by turning the mounting nut counterclockwise as viewed from the front. Threads on the radiator fan drive are RIGHT-HAND. .

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  5. Using Special Tool 8930 Counterholder, remove the radiator fan.
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  7. Remove the upper air seal. (3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel only)
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  9. Remove the upper radiator hose. (3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel only)
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  11. Remove the radiator fan shroud and radiator fan.
    NOTE
    Store the fan in the upright position. Do not place down flat.



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    Fig. Use a counterholder (2) to remove the center bolt (3) of the engine fan (1,4) assembly-Diesel engines

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To install:

  1. Install the radiator fan and clutch assembly to the engine.
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  3. Install the center bolt, and using Special Tool 8930 to hold the fan, tighten the bolt to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
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  5. Attach the upper radiator hose and install the air seal. (3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel only)
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  7. Attach the coolant line to the lower radiator shroud.
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  9. Properly align and clip the fan shroud into place.
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
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