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Old 12-10-2012, 07:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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95 325iS Radiator removal quick question. HELP pls.

Hey guys, I need to replace the radiator on my wife's 1995 325is as soon as possible. Do I NEED to remove the radiator fan off to get the radiator out? I just need to replace the radiator for now and maybe the hoses. Can I remove the radiator without taking the fan off? i don't have a 32mm wrench and I don't have a special radiator fan removal tool..

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Yes, you can do it without removing the fan.
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Yes, you can do it without removing the fan.
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You can use a large set of channel lock plier instead of a 32mm spanner wrench. Its easier when you remove the fan as it gives tou more room to work.
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You can use a large set of channel lock plier instead of a 32mm spanner wrench. Its easier when you remove the fan as it gives tou more room to work.
+1 removing the fan will make this job quite a bit easier.
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