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Changing water pump but can't get fan clutch and bldes off,is there a trick to loosen the big nut from pulley

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There is a special set of wrenches you need to do that. One wrench fits on the outside of the pulley bolts the other one fits the nut. When I need these I get them from my local auto parts store. They loan them out. I leave a deposit equal to the purchase price and get the money back when I return the wrenches.

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