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Removing Viscous Fan

aragorn Jun 15, 2009

  1. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Not quite a B5 issue, but i'll post it here anyway.

    I'm wanting to remove the viscous fan from my V8, as its a bit useless where its positioned, i just cant really see how its supposed to come off...

    If i look down behind it there is a large nut, but the whole thing just spins if i try to turn it.

    Any ideas?

    Ta.
     
  2. DriveByShooters

    DriveByShooters Editor Audi-Sport.Net Magazine

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    Reverse thread?
     
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    jonnya Member

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  4. dieselfitter251

    dieselfitter251 Blow ma own trumpet?

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    ^^^ That's it exactly. I remember 'telling' the mechanic who was working on my car when I had to put it in when the Alt Belt disintegrated... remember that! (Was just reading the post back). Good luck man.
     
  5. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    I'll take a look at that, unfortunately i have a suspicion that the pulley the fans attached to also drives/is attached to the water pump on the V8, so its maybe a little different.

    Cheers
     
  6. Broken Byzan

    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User quattro Audi A4

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    Use that special landrover gearbox removing tool on it mate?
     

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