collapse

Advertisement


Author Topic: Cummins electric fan clutch  (Read 529 times)

Offline Fastass350

  • Past Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+9)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2010
  • Posts: 1624
  • Location: La Center
Cummins electric fan clutch
« on: February 22, 2020, 07:00:04 AM »
For those of you that have replaced your fan clutch in a 3rd gen Cummins, what brand have you used and have you had good luck with it? My 04 needed the bearing for the fan hub so while Iím in there Iím doing anything I can to not have to go back in again. Dodge ones are $450, napa is $250. Typically Iíd go with dodge but want to hear everyoneís experience.

Offline Boss .300 winmag

  • Best Biggie Blogger
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+13)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 12515
  • Location: Skagit Valley
  • DAN-O CAN'T TAKE BIGGIE PICS
Re: Cummins electric fan clutch
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2020, 08:05:45 AM »
🤔

Isnít the bearing and fan clutch all one unit?
"Just because I like granola, and I have stretched my arms around a few trees, doesn't mean I'm a tree hugger!
Hi I'm 8156, our leader is Bearpaw.
YOU CANNOT REASON WITH A TIGER WHEN YOUR HEAD IS IN ITS MOUTH! Winston Churchill

Keep Calm And Duc On!

Offline Mudman

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Apr 2012
  • Posts: 6285
  • Location: Wetside rock garden.
  • Get R Done.
Re: Cummins electric fan clutch
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2020, 08:11:55 AM »
I haven't had to deal with this issue but I will say I would likely use oem as NAPA isn't as quality as it used to be imop.  Maybe look at your water pump while tore down?   I think I would cruise the cummins forums for some info on this.  Often ya can find good tips or not to do tip lol.
MAGA!  Again..

Offline Born2late

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+9)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Nov 2012
  • Posts: 344
Re: Cummins electric fan clutch
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2020, 08:50:33 AM »
Don't know about the third gens,i have second gens, but if you have never removed one Its easiest if you smack the end of the wrench straight down.Then they hand spin off. I think there are some you tube videos on it.

Offline gramps

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2007
  • Posts: 757
  • Location: Wahkpa Chu'gn
Re: Cummins electric fan clutch
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2020, 11:15:26 AM »
I put a fan clutch from NAPA on my 04 about 3 yrs ago and it is still working fine.
It never changes, but it is always different.

Offline Boss .300 winmag

  • Best Biggie Blogger
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+13)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 12515
  • Location: Skagit Valley
  • DAN-O CAN'T TAKE BIGGIE PICS
Re: Cummins electric fan clutch
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2020, 05:12:35 PM »
I put a fan clutch from NAPA on my 04 about 3 yrs ago and it is still working fine.


Does the radiator come out for that?
"Just because I like granola, and I have stretched my arms around a few trees, doesn't mean I'm a tree hugger!
Hi I'm 8156, our leader is Bearpaw.
YOU CANNOT REASON WITH A TIGER WHEN YOUR HEAD IS IN ITS MOUTH! Winston Churchill

Keep Calm And Duc On!

Offline Fastass350

  • Past Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+9)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2010
  • Posts: 1624
  • Location: La Center
Re: Cummins electric fan clutch
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2020, 05:33:34 PM »
Yep radiator comes out, least I did it that way. Fan hub has its own bearing, in a mount that the fan clutch screws onto. I have it all apart, just deciding on what to do with the clutch...

Offline gramps

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2007
  • Posts: 757
  • Location: Wahkpa Chu'gn
Re: Cummins electric fan clutch
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2020, 05:37:32 PM »
Well....LOL....it certainly would have been a lot easier to take the radiator out, but I did not.  I think I did everything from the bottom side.
I did take a 1 7/16 Proto end wrench and make the open end a little thinner on a mill so it would fit in there to get the nut...added leverage.
It never changes, but it is always different.

Offline Fastass350

  • Past Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+9)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2010
  • Posts: 1624
  • Location: La Center
Re: Cummins electric fan clutch
« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2020, 05:55:31 PM »
Haha it is way easier. I contemplated putting it all back together with the new hub Bearing and doing the fan clutch later, cause a guy can take the 4 nuts for the fan shroud out, then the shroud and fan together, but Iíve been in wrenching mode lately and the weather was good yesterday so I decided to tear it all down and make it easy.

 


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

Lucky Lucky Lucky DESERT Late Archery by jstone
[Today at 09:20:34 AM]


Claiming residence in another state by dilleytech
[Today at 09:18:26 AM]


what is your turkey gun setup? by birddogdad
[Today at 09:08:35 AM]


Trade/Co-op reloading stuff by rainshadow1
[Today at 08:55:30 AM]


Another Mule deer study by Ironhead
[Today at 08:49:04 AM]


WTS/WTT Luxe hexpeak xl and accessories by vandeman17
[Today at 08:44:45 AM]


ISO a couple lever guns by mdme3006
[Today at 08:36:10 AM]


Sun Mt Lodge area ?? by KP-Skagit
[Today at 08:22:27 AM]


Looking for speed loader recommendations by James
[Today at 08:21:33 AM]


Anyone catch herring? by Barebuck
[Today at 08:16:51 AM]


Tractor or quad? by Knocker of rocks
[Today at 08:02:19 AM]


2021 Oregon Draw Tag Percentages Projections Are Posted by Matth
[Today at 07:53:12 AM]


Washington State Record Rocky by ramslam
[Today at 07:33:41 AM]


Methow moose by Smokepole
[Today at 07:30:01 AM]


Gold Panning in Washington. (How to stake claims) by Ghost Hunter
[Today at 07:28:08 AM]


Suppressors - Silencers - Silencer Shop by dreadi
[Today at 07:12:58 AM]


Through the Ice by Southpole
[Today at 06:41:38 AM]


FS several items you never knew you needed. by CoryTDF
[Today at 06:10:21 AM]


WTS skre gear ptarmigan down hooded jacket by adrenalinepursuit
[Today at 06:05:34 AM]


WTS: Camp Chef 3 Burner Stove by zugbug
[Today at 05:54:28 AM]