300, Magnum, 2005

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Drain the cooling system.
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  5. Disconnect the upper radiator hose.
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  7. Remove the upper radiator closure panels.
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  9. Remove the radiator fan assembly.
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  11. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  13. Remove the lower splash shield.
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  15. Disconnect the lower radiator hose.
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  17. Remove the lower condenser mount bolts.
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  19. Lower the vehicle.
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  21. Remove the upper radiator hose.
    NOTE
    Bolts have a thread locker on them, use hand tools to remove the upper radiator mounting bolts.

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  23. Remove the upper radiator mounting brackets and bolts.

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    Fig. View of the upper radiator closure panels (1), upper radiator hose (2), fan electrical connector (3) and fan assembly (4)

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  25. Remove the upper condenser mounting bolts.
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  27. Separate the condenser assembly from radiator.
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  29. Tilt the radiator toward engine and remove radiator from vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Position the radiator into the engine compartment. Seat the radiator assembly lower rubber isolators into the mounting holes in radiator lower support .
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  3. Install radiator mounting bracket and bolts. Tighten the bolts to 106 inch lbs. (12 Nm).

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    Fig. Radiator mounting bracket (1) and bolts (2)

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  5. Position the condenser on the radiator and install upper mounting bolts. Tighten bolts to 50 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
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  7. Install the lower condenser mounting bolts. Tighten bolts to 88 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
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  9. Install the lower radiator hose and clamp.
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  11. Install the radiator fan.
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  13. Install the upper radiator upper hose. Align the hose so it does not interfere with the accessory drive belt or engine. Position hose clamp so it will not interfere with the hood.
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  15. Install the upper radiator closure panels.
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  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  19. Fill the cooling system with coolant.
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  21. Operate the engine until it reaches normal operating temperature. Check cooling system and automatic transmission for correct fluid levels.
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