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Have a 97 gmc safari .the fan blade is loose. tryed to tighten it but all bolts were tight. is there something else to tighten ;or is is broken off . it still spins and cools the motor, but it is loose and makes a lot of noise . will it fall off/

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I'm a little confused as to what you mean by loose. I'm gonna just take a guess that you might want to check since you said it's making a lot of noise & that you said the bolts are tight. I would take the belt off and see if what is loose is acually the shaft for the water pump where the play or loosness is at which would mean that the water pump is bad. that's what it sounds like to me. i hope this helps and good luck

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