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I use a long screwdriver between two of the bolts to hold the fan from turning while I loosen one of the other 2 bolts with a box-end wrench. I only loosen it--I don't take any bolts out until I have loosened all the bolts. Does this make sense?

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the radiator upper sight shield.
  3. Disengage the electrical connector, then remove the integrated relay control/constant control relay module assembly located on the radiator support.
  4. Disconnect the fan electrical connector. Fig. 1: Disengage the fan electrical connector 86873115.jpg

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  6. Unbolt the fan/shroud assembly from the radiator and remove. Fig. 2: Unbolt the fan assembly from the radiator 86873116.jpg
    Fig. 3: Remove the fan from the engine 86873117.jpg
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  2. Loosen the fan shroud from its radiator mounting and remove the lower hose from the shroud.
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  4. If necessary, remove the fan-to-fan clutch retaining bolts and separate the fan from the fan clutch. CAUTION
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  5. Assemble the fan and fan clutch. Tighten the retaining bolts to 15–20 ft. lbs. (20–27 Nm).
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  3. Remove the fan shroud upper retaining screws. Lift the shroud to disengage it from the lower retaining clips.
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  8. Install the fan clutch-to-water pump hub bolts.
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