Results 1 to 3 of 3
Thread: what kind of fan do i have?
03-28-2009, 11:03 AM #1
what kind of fan do i have?
when i was looking at CAI's this morning on autoanything.com they all ask if I have the mechanical fan or electrical fan. I have no idea what I have, if someone could help me out or tell me where to look that would be great.-Nick
2013 Silverado 1500 4x4 LT, Z71 Appearance Package, Vortec 5.3L AFM
Victory Red, Ebony Cloth
Custom pin striping, Bed Rail Protectors, GM Bed Liner, Husky Liner Floor Liners, Tint, Wade In-Channel Window Visors, Tractor Supply Black Low Profile Toolbox
03-28-2009, 11:07 AM #2
Open the hood and look at the fan. If it's on the engine it's mechanical and driven by a fan belt. If it's on the radiator and has an electric motor then it's electric.Jim
2004 SILVERADO 2500HD LS
Pro Comp Leveling Kit
285-75-16 Cooper ST All Terrains
Pro Comp Programmer
Linux Bed Liner
1967 Landcruiser <350 Chevy>
1990 Geo Metro Convertible
2007 FJ Cruiser
03-28-2009, 11:31 AM #3
A clutch fan is attatched to the front of the motor and is driven off the motor it can be a metal flex fan or plastic.
a electric fan has its own electric motor so there is no physical connection to the motor and has a plastic fan
Here are some links and pics that will help
Last edited by Dr_Zero; 03-28-2009 at 11:33 AM.
By wallstetter in forum General Chevy & GM Tech QuestionsReplies: 29Last Post: 01-16-2012, 09:42 AM
By csattley14 in forum General Chevy & GM Tech QuestionsReplies: 20Last Post: 05-11-2010, 09:49 AM
By NotoriousPelcher in forum Member IntroductionsReplies: 13Last Post: 08-31-2009, 10:40 AM
By Kickerking817 in forum Audio, Video & Gadget TechReplies: 8Last Post: 08-23-2009, 09:54 PM
By sqdqo in forum Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)Replies: 3Last Post: 03-22-2009, 08:59 PM
Tags for this Thread