2007 Jeep Compass

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.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Drain the cooling system.
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  7. Remove the radiator crossmember.
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  9. Disconnect the upper radiator hose from the radiator.
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  11. Remove the wiring harness bracket from the fan.
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  13. Disconnect the radiator fan electrical connector.
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  15. Detach the radiator fan assembly from the retaining clips.
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  17. Remove the radiator fan by lifting up and out of the engine compartment.

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    Fig. Radiator fan component location

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To install:

  1. Install the radiator fan assembly into the J-clips.
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  3. Install the radiator fan fasteners. Tighten the screws to 55 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
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  5. Install the radiator crossmember.
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  7. Install the wiring harness bracket and connector the fan electrical connector.
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  9. Install the upper radiator hose.
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  11. Refill the cooling system to the correct level.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
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