Fan Clutch - Severe Duty
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CARQUEST Fan Clutch - Severe Duty

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The fan clutch is the component of the cooling system that varies the fan speed to meet the cooling needs of the engine. The fan clutch provides high airflow volume and, by only operating the fan as needed, promotes good fuel economy. CARQUEST fan clutches are designed to meet OE performance specifications.

Product Features:
  • CARQUEST Premium Fan Clutch
  • Severe duty
  • Designed, tested and built by application
  • OE performance, fit and appearance
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Bolt Hole Quantity:4
Bolt Hole Size:1.5 in
Bolt/Nut Type:METRIC
Fan Bolt Circle:3.25 in
Fan Mount Height:4.59 in
Heavy Duty:No
Mounting Hardware Included:No
OE Replacement:No
Overall Height:4.59 in
Pilot Depth:0.7 in
Pilot Shaft Diameter/Thread Size:1.5 in
Rotation:REV
Shaft Nut Size:1.44 in
Thermostatic:Yes
Thread Size/Diameter:1.5 in
Type:SEVERE DUTY

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CARQUEST or ImperialFan Clutch - Severe Duty
 
4.0

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (15)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Durable (5)
  • Improves engine efficiency (4)

Cons

  • No improvement in performance (5)

Best Uses

  • Everyday driving (12)
  • Replacement (12)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (4), Mechanic (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Mechanic (8), Auto enthusiast (6), Casual driver (6), Truck enthusiast (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Astro fan clutch

Works excellent. I am very...Read complete review

Works excellent. I am very pleased.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................I would buy it again.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Bad out of the box

I rented a tool from Advance to help install. The tool was worn out and would not fit the application, it was useless. Fan clutch once installed did not work. Found out that...Read complete review

I rented a tool from Advance to help install. The tool was worn out and would not fit the application, it was useless. Fan clutch once installed did not work. Found out that five of the last nine sold there were returned. Purchased one at orielys and it worked fine. It was 10.00 more but worth it to not have to play parts swapper with "NEW" parts. I know it can happen but very disatisfied with this brand.

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1.0

Blazer Clutch No Good

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from Iowa

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3 or more reviews submitted

Pros

    Cons

    • Don't Work

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Driving

    Comments about CARQUEST or Imperial Fan Clutch - Severe Duty:

    Tried 6 new ones, 3 from Car Quest, 1 AA, 1 AZ,1 Oreilys all bad. Non would engage and caused overheating. All the same manufacturer from TX.
    Tried 3 from Junk Yard. Same problem.
    Ended up taking one from my other Blazer which worked perfect. If they roar for 5 minutes on startup they should be good. None of these would roar at all. Do not recommend. Buy GM.

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    (6 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Must have been a bad batch.

    By 

    from Aurora, CO

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

    Level 2

    Pros

      Cons

      • Would Not Disengage

      Best Uses

        Comments about CARQUEST or Imperial Fan Clutch - Severe Duty:

        I replaced two of these within two weeks. Neither would disengage. I purchased this same part 5 years ago and got 5 years out of it. Went with the GM part and had no issues. Most likely the store I purchased from got a bad shipment or it was a bad production run in general. If your Blazer sounds like a jet engine that is not normal, it means the clutch isn't disengaging and you should return it.

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        (8 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Good sub for OEM ACDELCO

        By 

        from Lynn, mass

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Cummuter Vehicle, Family Driveway Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • None noted

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving
        • Replacement
        • Restoration

        Comments about CARQUEST or Imperial Fan Clutch - Severe Duty:

        Easy to install. The nut that holds the fan blade is mated to this part. Don't forget a dab of threadlock.

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        (5 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        works like it should

        By 

        from MA

        About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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        Pros

        • Easy To Install

        Cons

        • No Improvement In Performance

        Best Uses

        • Replacement

        Comments about CARQUEST or Imperial Fan Clutch - Severe Duty:

        installed and works as it should nothing special.

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        (4 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Works and fits good....

        By 

        from Iowega

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        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • No Improvement In Performance

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving

        Comments about CARQUEST or Imperial Fan Clutch - Severe Duty:

        Time will tell but so far so good.

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        (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        looks like its good quality product.

        By 

        from shenandoah,pa.

        About Me Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer
        Level 2

        Pros

        • Easy To Install

        Cons

        • Solid Piece

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving
        • Replacement

        Comments about CARQUEST or Imperial Fan Clutch - Severe Duty:

        fit perfect, seems like its going to work well.

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        (9 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Product!

        By 

        from Elmwood Park, IL

        About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic

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        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install
        • Improves Engine Efficiency
        • Increases Power
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement

          Comments about CARQUEST or Imperial Fan Clutch - Severe Duty:

          A great product!

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          (8 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I would recommand this to any one

          By 

          from Trevose, Pa

          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Install
          • Improves Engine Efficiency
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving
            • Replacement

            Comments about CARQUEST or Imperial Fan Clutch - Severe Duty:

            I purchased this due to the one in my SUV was having issues

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            (12 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Good price

            By 

            from Mandeville, La

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            Level 3

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Improves Engine Efficiency
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Replacement

              Comments about CARQUEST or Imperial Fan Clutch - Severe Duty:

              Great fit and easy to install. The clutch has been installed and working great for 3 weeks. Seems to have good quality and it is American Made.

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              (8 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              close but not OEM quality design

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              from Geneseo, NY

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              Pros

                Cons

                • Difficult To Install

                Best Uses

                • Replacement

                Comments about CARQUEST or Imperial Fan Clutch - Severe Duty:

                The LARGE NUT built onto the clutch shaft that screws onto the water pump, is narrower in width than the OEM clutch, and makes it more difficult to get a wrench onto it while getting the holding wrench onto the four water pump studs. It is NOT a SMALLER wrench size, it is less NUT SURFACE.

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                Ask a question, get answers from real customers and in-house experts. Or contact Customer Care by email or call 1-877-238-2623.

                4 Questions | 6 Answers
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                • Q:

                  Does this come with a new fan or do I have to buy one?
                  Asked on 3/20/2011 by Anonymous

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    It does not include the fan, It has be bought separately for your vehicle.

                    Answered on 3/21/2011 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
                • Q:

                  installed new fan clutch but still isn't disengaging. Is the new one bad also or will it loosen up in time?
                  Asked on 2/12/2011 by nohoke from frederic,mi

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis and installation.

                    Answered on 2/14/2011 by David the Dynamite Parts Guy from AAP
                • Q:

                  What's the rotation for taking clutch fan off, to the left or the right?
                  Asked on 8/9/2010 by Dee from Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33315

                  2 answers

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    should be left.

                    Answered on 8/9/2010 by skarakis from aap
                  • VERIFIED BUYER

                    A:

                    it will vary by vehicle. Typically it is opposite the rotation of the fan while the engine is running. Most are left hand threads.

                    Answered on 9/1/2010 by Chris from OKC
                • Q:

                  at what temp does it kick in
                  Asked on 10/20/2009 by yodman from johnstown,pa

                  2 answers

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    In order to find the temparture the fan is suppose to kick in at on your vehicle, we will need some of your vehicle information. To better assist you, we request that you contact us at 1-877-ADVANCE.

                    Answered on 10/26/2009 by Rob from Advance Auto Parts
                  • A:

                    With fan clutches, there is no specific temperature where it goes from "off" to "on". The fluid inside it make a gradual change as the coolant warms up and engages the fan more as it's needed.

                    Answered on 6/13/2010 by Ordinary Radical from Motown, MI
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