I did make a holding tool out of some scrap steel using a blown water pump to get the shape and holes right. Once detached from the mass air flow sensor, pull the duct off the throttle housing. Behr parts provide so much more than that. Never tried just hiting the wrench with a mallet - will try next time. When you put 290 pounds on the end of a 3' cheater pipe and bounce on it, and nothing breaks but the grip of the bolt on the nut, that's good stuff. Do I have your authorization to proceed? It was a 6 lane road and I had to really get on the throttle to get across the first three lanes then back down to a stop to wait for an opening in the direction I needed to go.
However, in a pinch, you can do it using a fan belt. When testing the engine cooling fan, start with the engine cold and allow it to reach operating temperature. Pelican Parts is not associated with Porsche Cars North America in any manner, except for a mutual appreciation and love of the cars. Left hand thread on the nut. We will not provide a replacement or credit for any part not purchased directly from our store.
What's wrong with the belt already on it? Should I apply to mechanic position. Once the intake air ducts and engine covers are removed it is a snap to replace it. It is great for removing and installing the fan clutch and plastic oil filter cap. Please note: Advance Auto Parts is proud to carry comparable exact-fit parts from multiple vendors, as such, the item you receive may be one of two quality brands. Slide a thin, long screw driver under the hex nut to hold the fan clutch in place, and turn it using the 32mm thin wrench clockwise direction.
Jun 26, 2011 Sounds like the radiator cooling fan isn't turning on, i would unplug the fan and run 2 jumper wires direct from the battery to the fan if the fan kicks on the fan is good, if it doesnt the fan needs to be replaced, if the fan checks out i would check the fan relay and make sure the relay is good, if the relay turns out to be ok then the coolant fan thermo switch is most likely the culprit for the fan not engaging when the engine reaches a certain temperature. I have severely beat on mine for two years and haven't broken one yet. Been driving it since December 2008, didn't fall off for me. Now vise grip the free end of the belt to the engine block. Once you place an order, you or someone you know can pick it up at a Sears store, have it shipped to over 100 countries—whatever is most convenient for you. When your engine is working overtime, a Bosch air temp sensor is making sure the air cooling your engine is the correct temperature, calculating how much fuel your engine should use to maximize performance and mileage. What I am missing here? At idle, the fan is as quiet as a church mouse, however any slight acceleration transforms my convertible into a Semi-truck.
Then install the expansion rivets. Just thought strap wrench with old belt ould provide better grip with leverage of the wrench if nut was really tight. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies. Pelican Parts is not responsible for any typographical errors contained within the site. When re-fitting, tighten clutch nut to 30 ftlb. With a low engine load, the head wind often suffices to dissipate the waste heat from radiator and engine.
Fortunately it only damaged the fan shroud and didn't puncture the radiator! Tranny mounts replacement to follow. When installing, lower the shroud with the fan into the engine compartment. I was able to loosen mine by hand no hammer no 3rd hand just the right tools Buy em and stop cutting corners!! I mean, really abused them. Purchase Item in a Kit Click a year range, make, and model below for additional information. And don't forget to bleed the system after you fill the coolant back up. .
I will be returning this to the store as soon as possible. This information is only a summary. Shopping online in the U. Fortunately it only damaged the fan shroud and didn't puncture the radiator! Or you may just be struggling to keep it highway-approved. It's very rare and no I'm not kidding: I don't want temps to drop down to much as that creates its own set of problems. The coolant refill tool solves this problem, ensuring that you get an air pocket free fill. Your car or truck's dependability and performance matter to you - and so they are important to us as well.
Comments and Suggestions: Kingy Comments: My engine has the three bolt visco hub. Hope you can do many more repairs yourself. The oil temp probably won't change much and that's not my goal anyway. Use tape at the top to secure the plastic and be sure that the air flow is blocked. You've probably missed it in my post. You will also need a tool to counterhold the water pump. If you are looking to do some international online shopping, be sure to visit.