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Which is the air "pull" and whick is the air "push" side of the pictured fan.

In the view shown, would you be looking at the intake/radiator side face of the fan, or at the blow side of the fan that faces the engine front and coolant pump. Still no way to post pic. so will try to post and revise again. Can't figure why no pic upload on a site like this!

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    Stephen Peter Ross Jan 02, 2015

    Please assume clutch is not there. It could be on wrong face of tan.

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    Stephen Peter Ross Jan 02, 2015


  • jeff5may32 Jan 04, 2015

    in this photo, B is the leading edge, which should face the radiator. A is the trailing edge and should face the engine bay. Quit complaining and find me helpful please. Crying is not allowed under the hood!

  • jeff5may32 Jan 04, 2015

    Or consider this: trial and air. Try it one way, try it the other. the air will tell you. Or be lazy and leave it. it will still suck error.

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    Stephen Peter Ross Jan 05, 2015

    You-reka! As for trail and air, I came because reinstallint radiato and fluid, chargning cettery, starting engine and warm up, draining coolantt, removing shroud and ratiator, then another un-teardown did not seem to be an enjoyable process,,in rain or in windy cold. But good bit of sardonic humor for sure.



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If i read your question correctly, you are asking which way the air flows through your radiator? Suction side is the grille, discharge side is the engine bay.

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Testimonial: "Why can't the question be read without reading amother question into it? I asked about the pictured fan. Does the exposed side face the radiator (draw/suck side) or the engine (blow side)."

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  • jeff5may32 Jan 04, 2015

    You have cited no make, brand, model number of anything tangible in your question. The picture describes the clutch as "maybe assembled incorrectly". Go fish, dude.

  • jeff5may32 Jan 04, 2015

    As a general rule, if you have never worked on a particular piece of machinery, take lots of pictures of everything before you take anything apart. As you explode assemblies, take pictures of what goes on on top of what. Keep our hardware organized and separated, so that you don't put dirty bolts and washers back on inside a closed, clean part. Seek out specs and service instructions to review important details concerning disassembly or repair procedures before doing any work. Find me helpful.

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    Stephen Peter Ross Jan 05, 2015

    That a good point...except when you can't be sure that the pre-teardown assembly was correct and other cues don't add a fan embossment that says FRONT but not from of what or behing what? Will try to find yous so as many as there are chances. Thanks



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