Chevrolet Chevette/1000 1976-1988 Repair Guide

Radiator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1View of the radiator mounting for vehicles without A/C



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Fig. Fig. 2Radiator mounting for vehicles with A/C



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Fig. Fig. 3Use a wrench to unfasten the upper radiator shroud bolts



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Fig. Fig. 4Make sure to remove all the retaining bolts, then ...



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Fig. Fig. 5... remove the upper radiator shroud



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Fig. Fig. 6Loosen the hose clamp retaining screw, then ...



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Fig. Fig. 7... disconnect the upper hose from the radiator



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Fig. Fig. 8Use a pair of pliers to slide the tension clamp back over the overflow hose



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Fig. Fig. 9Detach the hose from the nipple on the radiator filler neck



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Fig. Fig. 10If equipped, unfasten the transmission cooler lines, then ...



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Fig. Fig. 11... disconnect and plug the lines



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Fig. Fig. 12If necessary, remove the radiator upper mounting brackets, then lift the radiator from the lower brackets


CAUTION
Do not remove the radiator cap while the engi