Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Cooling fan

Removal and Installation

1. Fan blade

2. Fan shroud and motor assembly

REMOVAL

1. Drain engine coolant from the radiator. Refer to CO-35, "Changing Engine Coolant".

CAUTION: Perform when engine is cold.

2. Remove CVT control module (if equipped). Refer to TM-430, "Removal and Installation".

3. Remove battery tray. Refer to PG-139, "Removal and Installation".

4. Disconnect radiator upper hose.

5. Disconnect fan motor connectors.

6. Remove radiator cooling fan assembly.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

• After installation refill engine coolant and check for leaks. Refer to CO-35, "Changing Engine Coolant" and CO-34, "System Inspection".

CAUTION: Do not spill coolant in engine compartment. Use a shop cloth to absorb coolant.

• Cooling fans are controlled by ECM. For details, refer to EC-1099, "System Description".

Disassembly and Assembly of Cooling Fan

1. Fan blade

2. Fan shroud

3. Fan motor

DISASSEMBLY

1. Remove fan blade nut.

2. Remove fan blade from fan motor.

3. Remove fan motor bolts and remove fan motor from fan shroud.

ASSEMBLY

Assembly is in the reverse order of disassembly.

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