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My check engine light went on and my mechanic said it's the fan clutch. A costly $750.00 job. The diagnosis code he gave me also says it could also be the thermostat. I have an extended warranty though the dealership and would go there if it is the pricey clutch but don't want to pay the deductible if it's only the thermostat. Is there anyway to know? 2005 GMC Envoy ~76,000 miles

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Go ahead and change the $5 thermo and see--if nothin then hav it scanned by a tech ll that reads a data stream for precise solution

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