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How do I replace the radiator fan? - 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt

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  • Matt Sep 13, 2010

    Is it electric or clutch fan?

  • raywood46 Sep 13, 2010

    Electric fan.... Space is a little tight for it to come out the top and the same at the bottom. What is the procedure to remove and replace? Thanks

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Ok, first jack the car up. You have to remove the plastic shields underneath the car. I believe they are those push in plastic pins, just pop them with a screw driver and pull out. After you have that out loosen the mounts for the rad. so you can angle it to get the fan out. Once you angle the rad. push up and out on the fan it should come right out. Same thing when you put the new one in, line it up with the rad. and push and pull to snap it in. Dont go nuts with the pushing/pulling. Hope this is sufficient for you. Dont forget to rate Thank you

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