Crossfire 2006-2008

Removal & Installation

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Except SRT



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  6.  
  7. Remove the engine cover, as required.
  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Air intake assembly
     
    Radiator fan
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Belt tensioner
     
    Lower radiator hoses
     
    Coolant by-pass hose
     
    Alternator
     
    Pump pulley and idler pulley
     
    Water pump (16 bolts)
     

  10.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Water pump with a new gasket. Tighten bolts to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
     
    Alternator
     
    Belt tensioner
     
    Pump pulley and idler pulley. Tighten bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
     
    Lower radiator hoses
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Radiator fan
     
    Engine cover, as required
     
    Air intake assembly
     
    Negative battery cable.
     

  2.  
  3. Fill cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  6.  

SRT



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Radiator fan
     
    Air pump tube assembly
     

  6.  
  7. Release the tension on the accessory drive belt and remove the belt from the pulleys.
  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Supercharger idler pulley
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Belt tensioner pulley and belt tensioner
     
    Lower radiator hoses
     
    Alternator
     
    Pump pulley and idler pulley
     
    Oil cooler hose clamp
     
    Water pump
     
    Oil cooler hose from water pump
     

  10.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Water pump with a new gasket. Tighten bolts to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
     
    Oil cooler hose to the water pump and hose clamp
     
    Pump pulley and idler pulley. Tighten bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
     
    Lower radiator hoses
     
    Alternator
     
    Supercharger idler pulley
     
    Belt tensioner pulley and belt tensioner
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Air pump tube assembly
     
    Radiator fan
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  6.  

 
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