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Old 12-17-2012, 10:38 PM
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Originally Posted by robertobaggio20 View Post
Its a viscous clutch, not a seal, and no mechanic worth his salt would be unable to test that within 30 seconds.

Please, however long ago it was, go back there and get a refund. You were ripped off. We don't tolerate that. Use the money to fix your transmission.
I think she is referring to the fan clutch they lose their seal and the hydraulic oil seeps out ,thus rendering the fan useless .It can be tested with engine hot. I have seen two fan clutches fail. As for the original poster . I would focus on the cooling system symptoms and confim coolant loss first.If so look for used replacement engine.

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