Usually, the fan is removed to replace the electric motor, impeller, or when removing the radiator

We install the car on a lift or a viewing ditch

Disconnect the negative battery terminal

We remove the protection of the power unit (see the article - Removing the protection of the Nissan Almera power unit)

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Removing the fuel rail protection

Remove the air intake

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Using a Torx T-30 wrench, unscrew the two screws securing the power steering reservoir bracket

We take the tank with the bracket away from the fan casing

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Unclench the plastic holder on the fan casing, remove the power steering reservoir hose from it

Remove the radiator inlet hose from the fan shroud holder

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Pressing the lock of the wiring harness block, disconnect the block from the connector of the additional fan resistor

Also disconnect the wiring harness block from the fan motor connector

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With a 7 head, unscrew the top fastening screw

Unscrew the screw of the right upper mount

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Unscrew the screw of the lower right mount

Unscrew the screw of the left lower casing mount

In order not to damage the radiator when removing the fan casing, insert a sheet of cardboard measuring 500x570 mm between the radiator and the casing

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Remove the fan assembly with the shroud down from the engine compartment

Using a Torx T-20 wrench, unscrew the three screws securing the fan impeller to the electric motor

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Remove the impeller

Use the Torx T-25 key to unscrew the three screws and fastening the electric motor to the fan casing

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Removing the electric motor

The optional fan resistor can be replaced without removing the fan shroud.

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Using a screwdriver, we press the clamp of the additional resistor

Remove the resistor from the fan shroud

We assemble and install the radiator fan in the reverse order.