most fan issues “at least in my shop” have been listed in order....
-faulty thermostatic switch “note, do not replace w/Chinese knockofor”
-bad solenoid on Cadillac valve
-blockage in fan clutch line from Cadillac valve.
The old seal is an aftermarket seal, the new seal is the POS 2 piece seal, the rubber is a dust boot that goes on the halfshaft itself after the seal is installed. That new seal does not look correct, the seal should be thinner IIRC...but I won’t and don’t use the 2 piece. I only use the OEM...
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