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2003 FORD RANGER EDGE 3.0L V6 - BAD FAN CLUTCH

Converting to an electric fan is not an option for me and this truck at this time. If you have a 3.0L V6 Ranger and your fan is this noisy then the fan clutch is going bad or is just bad. Mine is so bad it is engaged all the time. Sounds like a giant vacuum cleaner rolling down the street. The truck has a hair over 90K miles on it at the time of this video recording.


 


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Fan Clutch Wobble On 2003 Ranger Edge 3.0L
At 91K the factory fan clutch has started to wobble. This is another way to tell that the fan clutch is bad aside from the loud sweeper truck noise the fan makes when going do the road.





New Fan Clutch Installed - 2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L
At 91K my factory fan clutch was noisy. It cost me a lot of power and fuel. Now that I've replaced it the engine is more responsive and runs much quieter. The bad fan clutch also contributed to a lot of the belt squeal I had going on no long ago, but all other parts that may contribute to the squeal were also replaced. You can read and see pictures about this issue at http://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2/showthread.php?t=76585 You must be registered and logged in to be able to read the tech sections of www.ranger-forums.com. If you're not registered then join up. It's free and lots of great Ranger info there.





Fixing An Engine That Overheats In Traffic
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 46 years, shows how to fix a car that overheats in traffic. And, If you like my car help, be sure to watch my live car talk show every Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on YouTube. I answer your car questions LIVE there. Just check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VognjkYaMjg&list=UUuxpxCCevIlF-k-K5YU8XPA&f eature=c4-overview . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video, so don't miss them.





Changing A Bad Fan Clutch
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 46 years, shows how to replace a defective cooling fan clutch assembly. They do just bolt on and off, BUT there's a few tricks to getting them off that Scotty shows which makes installation a breeze.And, If you like my car help, be sure to watch my live car talk show every Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on YouTube. I answer your car questions LIVE there. Just check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VognjkYaMjg&list=UUuxpxCCevIlF-k-K5YU8XPA&f eature=c4-overview . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video, so don't miss them.





Newspaper fan clutch test
testing my fan clutch with newspaper rolled up.





The Danger Ranger Is Sick!
Well sorry the vid is a little long but oh well. The Ranger was running crappy and was in need of some help. A new throttle position sensor did the trick! Thanks for sticking with me and Happy New Year!





SeaFoam Ford Ranger 3.0 V6
Truck is a 2000 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 113000miles Put Sea Foam in the engine oil,gas tank,and into the engine intake manifold threw the brake Booster vacuum hose.





2003 Ford Ranger vs Chevy Silverado 1500
My brother in his stock 2003 Ford Ranger outrunning a worked up 1500 in Creswell, NC. This was his best run all night, at 10.07. Not bad for a bone stock V6 Ranger. Watch him wave to the crowd watching as he smokes the Chevy....hehe.





FORD Supderduty ~ Fan Clutch ~ How to Lock-Up Manually
If you somehow end up with a catastrophic fan clutch failure like me, you may be wondering if you can manually lock-up your fan clutch to get you where you need to go. On my truck,the clip that holds the wire harness to the fan shroud broke, allowing the fan to suck in the wire and ripped it off at the clutch itself. My only perceivable option on the side of the road was to try to feed 12Volts to the bare wires coming out of the solenoid coil. This didn't work for me, unfortunately, so I vowed to do whatever it took to figure out how one could manually lock up the fan clutch on the side of the road. This video is the result You will need a drill with a 1/8" to 3/16" bit and a long deck screw. Or a larger bit and lag bolt, Basically whatever you have on your truck that is at least 2.5" ~ ~ ~~ My Collection of all the Best FORD 6.0L Stuff on Amazon: http://astore.amazon.com/hh07f-20





2003 Ranger Belt Squeal
2003 Ranger with 3.0L V6 just under 88K miles. Belt squealing





Engine Overheating? Have You Checked Your Fan Clutch?
I got a request to do this. If anybody out there has a vehicle that is equipped with a clutch fan, and your engine coolant levels and thermostat are fine be sure to check out the clutch. If your vehicle is equipped with electric fans, check the fuse.





What a Fully Locked in Fan Clutch Should Sound Like
This video is to demonstrate what a good operating fan clutch should sound like when fully locked in. You can clearlly hear the fan over the sound of the 6.9L Diesel engine. Vehicle used for demo: 1987 Ford E350 Motorhome, 6.9L IDI non turbo Diesel, C6 3 speed transmission.





How to Replace a Fan Clutch
Learn how to change the fan clutch on your Mazda B3000 and Ford Ranger pickup trucks. This process will also work for almost any other car out there that has a fan clutch. What the fan clutch does is regulate the speed of the fan so that the engine can warm up fast, yet stay cool when its at operating temps (like how a thermostat regulates temp). When the fan clutch goes bad, it can lock up and spin at full speed depending on the engine rpm. The problem is that at high rpms your belt can break, the fan can break, and you engine makes a lot of noise. This video will teach you how to change the fan clutch ($30) and save at least $150. This also works for the bronco II 2.9 motor (and many other motors) **If the video helped, please give it a "thumbs up" and consider subscribing. Leave any questions or comments below and I will answer them as well.** Follow me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chrisfix8 Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisFixed Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=paintballoo7 Fan clutch removal, fan clutch pulley, How-to, fan clutch, fan, clutch, cluch, replace, fix, fan loud, noisy, engine loud, loud, cooling fan, ford, mazda, b2000, ranger, ford explorer, explorer, b3000, b4000, truck, F150, how to fix a fan clutch, how to replace a fan clutch, Changing A Bad Fan Clutch, jeep, overheating, stuck, frozen, clutch fan, remove and replace, remove, how to remove a fan clutch, How To Install Replace Engine Fan Clutch Chevy GMC Silverado Sierra Tahoe Yukon 96-04 1A Auto.com, Disclaimer: Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information. ChrisFix assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. ChrisFix recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video. Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not ChrisFix.





BMW Fan Clutch Removal 740 540i 525i 530i 330ci 325i e36 e38 e39
Hello, this video will show you how to remove the fan clutch of bmw without using the special tool. This removal process works for the majority of bmw models from 96-05 such as BMW M5 740 540i 525i and even on 3-series models such as BMW M3 330 323 325 328. Hope this video is helpful. Be sure to subscribe for future videos.





how to install a fan clutch
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