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Unread 03-30-2010, 06:19 PM   #1
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Mechanical Fan Not Engaging

Im not convinced my mechanical fan is engaging when the engine gets warm. The other day my e Fan fuse failed and the temp was at 225 and the Mechanical fan never clicked on. And I never hear the roar of it when the jeep starts up either. Could my clutch be bad?

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Unread 03-30-2010, 07:06 PM   #2
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most likely, it should be harder to spin by hand when the engines hot than cold
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Unread 03-30-2010, 07:12 PM   #3
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Okay. Ill try tomorrow. Are these common to go out? I have 90k on the 4.7
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Unread 03-30-2010, 07:16 PM   #4
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some one will probably say some thing about the 4.7, but it is fairly common on allot of vehicles
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Unread 03-30-2010, 07:19 PM   #5
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Ill prolly just end up replacing it. Its only $40.
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