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Remove water pump

Having trouble removing fan clutch to get to last fittings holding pump in place.

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Sometimes those bolts are hard to get off. just keep trying and be sure not to strip them. put a big screwdriver or a pry bar between two of the bolts as you loosen one. then do the same all the way around the fan. and be sure to take out the radiator shroud to have more clearance

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