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Old 07-26-2009, 10:11 AM   #1
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Radiator cooling fan

Well my passenger side cooling fan is starting to make a horible screeching noise. pretty embarrassing when you're at a stoplight and people start looking around to find the noise is coming from your car. So it's time to replace it ... the cheapest fan I have found was $160 !!!!! I saw this http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/showthread.php?t=98493 thread on another forum and was wondering if anyone has done this or thinks the bearing can be replaced?

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Old 07-26-2009, 11:38 AM   #2
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It's certainly possible to replace the bearing, but unless you're doing the work yourself (and have the proper tools to press the old bearing out and the new one in), I suspect it would be actually cheaper to buy and install a replacement fan.

Figure $10-$15 for the new sealed bearing and a minimum of 2 hrs. shop time (esp. if you have them do the removal/installation work) @ $65/hr. (minimum) and you're right up there with replacement cost anyway, but without the new part 2 yr. warranty from Porsche.

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