Subaru Car 1998-05

Removal & Installation

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1.8L Engine



With A/C
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Loosen, but do not remove the fan clutch mounting nuts.
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  7. Remove the accessory drive belt.
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  9. Remove the fan shroud mounting bolts.
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  11. Remove the fan clutch assembly and shroud by removing the clutch mounting nuts loosened earlier. Remove the fan and shroud together.
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  13. Remove the fan nuts to separate the fan blade and clutch assembly.
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  15. Installation is the reverse of removal. Secure each component as follows:

    Clutch mounting nuts-6 ft. lbs. (8 Nm)
     
    Fan shroud bolts-6 ft. lbs. (8 Nm)
     

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  17. Start the engine and check for proper fan operation.
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Without A/C
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Unfasten the fan motor electrical connector at the motor assembly, then remove the harness from the bracket on the fan frame.
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  7. Remove the fan motor frame mounting bolts, then remove the frame assembly.
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  9. Remove the fan motor-to-frame mounting bolts and remove the fan motor.
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  11. Remove the fan blade mounting nut, then remove the blade from the fan motor.
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  13. Installation is the reverse of removal. Secure all components accordingly.

    Fan blade-to-motor-3 ft. lbs. (4 Nm)
     
    Motor-to-frame-6 ft. lbs. (8 Nm)
     
    Fan-10 ft. lbs. (14 Nm)
     

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  15. Start the engine and check for proper fan operation.
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