View Full Version : replacing this fan pully?

July 21st, 2010, 14:59
how do you remove the pully so i can replace it?


July 21st, 2010, 14:59
What year and engine is that?

July 21st, 2010, 15:00
im sorry its a 94 cherokee country with the inline 6
the issue is ive had a loud grinding noise coming from the engine and a search here said to pull the belt and start the jeep and my case it was quiet i eliminated it to the alternator but when i spun the fan pully it sounded like the bearings were shot..

July 21st, 2010, 15:53
It's all one piece. Unbolt it from the block.

July 21st, 2010, 15:58
can i eliminate this pully since im using a electric fan? what serp belt would i need to use since i would be eliminating this pully?

July 21st, 2010, 16:08
The pulley bearings and shaft are pressed in the accessory bracket. You need to remove the bracket to press out the shaft and get at the bearings. Or just replace it with another bracket from a junkyard and be done. Unfortunately everything has to come off to get to it.

I replaced mine with a bracket from a YJ, since that bracket does not have the off-set fan. That also brought the alternator up about 5" higher and made it much easier to work with. See this thread http://www.naxja.org/forum/showthread.php?t=1016319

Most electric fan conversions are done by removing studs from the pulley to get an inch of clearance and living with it.

Another option is to get a sawzall and chop it off

July 21st, 2010, 16:20
do i need a new serp belt if i just knock the studs out and leave it?

July 21st, 2010, 16:21
Most electric fan conversions are done by removing studs from the pulley to get an inch of clearance and living with it.

some of the larger fans need this, i found most regular aftermarket 10-12" fans clear fine. when i added two 10" fans, i simply unbolted the fan and then just put the nuts back on to hold the pulley. no need to get a different pulley of change belt length.

July 21st, 2010, 17:43
my next question if i were to leave it what factory electric fan will fit in the location and keep the radiator cool?

July 22nd, 2010, 13:33
replace the alt from a 97 grand cherokee with the 5.2 replace the compressor and compressor bracket and now she purs like a kitten...still having the stalling issue randomly but i did grab 2 cps while i was there