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  1. fan clutch or cooling fan?

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    When i replaced my water pump my fan clutch would not come loose of the whole water pump i ended up deciding to replace the fan clutch. i bought an after market one on amazon, awful choice if anybody is thinking about buying a non oem DO NOT extremely noisy makes my car sound like a truck...
  2. Service Engine Light + Permanent Loud Fan Noise

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    So just yesterday my car started to develop this really droney fan noise and now today as I was driving home my Service Engine Soon light came on, not sure what's making the sound, but it sounds like a turbine engine , sort of like a jet... really odd and now I'm afraid of driving it until I get...
  3. Fan clutch sticks occasionally

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    My original fan clutch was frozen, so I replaced it with a garbage one I got on ebay, mistake. Within two weeks this one was frozen too. I ran some codes and saw that my thermostat was stuck open so I replaced the thermostat and the fan clutch with one I got from TMS. Its been so long since...
  4. Troubleshooting Fan Clutch

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    I recently replaced all radiator hoses, belts and water pump on Mom's 2000 323i automatic. Everything went fine, but after driving the car for a while, we noticed that there is an increased air whooshing noise that I believe is the auxiliary fan clutch. It just sounds like increased air noise...
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