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    Removal & Installation

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    CAUTION
    Do not open the radiator draincock with the system hot and under pressure, because serious burns from coolant can occur.


    NOTE
    It is not necessary to discharge the air conditioning system to remove the radiator.

    1. Drain the cooling system.
    2.  
    3. Remove the radiator fan.
    4.  
    5. Turbocharger Equipped Vehicles: Disconnect and cap the power steering hoses.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect lower radiator hose.
    8.  
    9. Non-Turbo Vehicles with Automatic Transaxle: Remove 2 fasteners attaching transaxle oil cooler to radiator.
    10.  
    11. Non-Turbo Vehicles: Dislodge lower radiator air seal from side radiator air seals.
    12.  
    13. Remove the fasteners attaching A/C condenser to radiator. Reposition A/C condenser.
    14.  
    15. Turbocharger Equipped Vehicles: Remove fasteners attaching charge air cooler to radiator.
    16.  
    17. Remove the radiator assembly by lifting it up from the engine compartment. Care should be taken not to damage the cooling fins and tubes during removal.
    18.  
    19. Non-Turbo Vehicles: Remove the lower air seal from radiator.
    20.  

    To install:

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    Fig. The location of the radiator hoses

    1. Non-Turbo Vehicles: Install the lower air seal to radiator.
      NOTE
      Turbocharger Equipped Vehicles: When lowering radiator, make sure lower radiator pins engage properly through charge air cooler locating tabs.

    2.  
    3. Position radiator into mounting position.
    4.  
    5. Position A/C condenser against radiator. Hand start fasteners.
    6.  
    7. Turbocharger Equipped Vehicles: Install fasteners attaching charge air cooler to radiator. Torque fasteners to 70 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
    8.  
    9. Install radiator fan/shroud assembly. Hand start fasteners.
    10.  
    11. Torque all condenser fasteners to 70 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
    12.  
    13. Torque all radiator fan fasteners to 55 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
    14.  
    15. Non-Turbo Vehicles with Automatic Transaxle: Install fasteners attaching transaxle oil cooler to radiator. Torque fasteners to 70 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
    16.  
    17. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
    18.  
    19. Non-Turbo Vehicles: Connect the lower air seal to the side air seals.
    20.  
    21. Connect lower radiator hose. Align the hose and position the clamp so it will not interfere with engine components.
    22.  
    23. Connect the radiator fan electrical connector.
    24.  
    25. Turbocharger Equipped Vehicles: Connect the power steering hoses.
    26.  
    27. Close radiator draincock.
    28.  
    29. Carefully lower the vehicle.
    30.  
    31. Turbocharger equipped vehicles: Inspect radiator inlet neck O-ring. Replace if necessary. Install radiator inlet neck. Torque fasteners to 55 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
    32.  
    33. Connect upper radiator hose. Align the hose and position the clamp to prevent interference with the engine or hood.
    34.  
    35. Install upper radiator closure panel and center brace.
    36.  
    37. Install the grille.
    38.  
    39. Install the battery tray and battery.
    40.  
    41. Connect the positive battery cable.
    42.  
    43. Connect the negative battery cable.
    44.  
    45. Install air cleaner housing assembly.
    46.  
    47. Fill the cooling system with coolant.
    48.  
    49. Operate engine until it reaches normal operating temperature. Check cooling system for correct fluid level.
    50.  
    51. Turbocharger Equipped Vehicles: Check power steering fluid level. Fill as needed.
    52.  

     
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