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I have searched but cannot find the answer so......

When I first start my car the fan clutch appears to be engaged (fails newspaper test)
If I rev it slightly (3000rpm) and let it return to idle the clutch is then released (passed newspaper test)

Is this correct or is my clutch on the way out?

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Have not checked mine when started cold, however, many start stiff and then in the first 3-5 minutes loosen up. Another good reason to stay below 4k RPM on the tach!!

I know when my car is warm, outside temps around 50-60F, I can see the clutch is not turning as fast as the water pump, no newspaper required!
 
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