BobCat E35 – REGULAR MAINTENANCE – Fan Belt Replacement – Removal

Stop the engine and open the tailgate. (See Opening And Closing on Page 10-50-1.)

Remove the alternator belt. (See Belt Replacement on Page 50-30-1.)

Remove the three bolts (Item 1) and the fan guard (Item 2) [Figure 70-20-5] for clearance for belt removal.

NOTE: The engine is removed from the machine for photo clarity only. This procedure can be performed with engine installed in machine.

The engine will need to be rotated by hand to remove the belt. To access the flywheel, remove the plug (Item 1) [Figure 70-20-6] from the flywheel housing.

Install a pry bar (Item 1) [Figure 70-20-7] to the flywheel teeth.

Install a second pry bar (Item 1) [Figure 70-20-8] or flat blade screw driver between the belt and the water pump pulley.

Using the pry bar (Item 1) [Figure 70-20-7] to rotate the engine, start to push the belt off of the pulley using the second pry bar (Item 1) [Figure 70-20-9].

Continue to manually rotate the engine until the belt is off the pulley.

NOTE: Fan blades may be sharp, use care when removing the belt over the fan blades.

The belt (Item 1) [Figure 70-20-10] will need to be worked over the fan blades until it can be removed.


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