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Old 05-21-2001, 08:20 AM
ctaylor738 ctaylor738 is offline
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I started on engine removal on a 280C this weekend. Removed the radiator, started on declutching fan. The CD says to remove a bolt in the middle of the fan hub, but this car has a tab that covers a pin and a bushing that the pin fits into.

Removed the tab, and the pin. There does not seem to be anything else to remove, and the hub will not budge.

Do I need to go after the bolts that hold the pulley on the water pump shaft or is there a trick with the fan hub?


Chuck Taylor
Falls Church VA
'66 200, '66 230SL, '96 SL500. Sold: '81 380SL, '86 300E, '72 250C, '95 C220, 3 '84 280SL's '90 420SEL, '72 280SE, '73 280C, '78 280SE, '70 280SL, '77 450SL, '85 380SL, '87 560SL, '85 380SL, '72 350SL, '96 S500 Coupe
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