Envoy, Rainer, Trailblazer 2006-2007

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Drain the engine coolant.
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  5. Remove the coolant recovery reservoir.
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  7. Using the J-43181, disconnect the inlet heater hose from the heater core as follows:
    1. Install the J-43181 to the quick connect on the outlet heater core hose (2).
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    3. Close the tool around the inlet heater core hose.
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    5. Firmly pull the tool into the quick connect end of the heater hose.
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    7. Firmly grasp the heater hose. Pull the heater hose forward in order to disengage the hose from the heater core.
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  9. Position the hose clamp at the engine outlet using J-38185.
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  11. Remove the heater inlet hose (4) from the engine block.
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  13. Remove the nut retaining the coolant bypass valve to the cowl.
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  15. Remove the vacuum hose from the coolant bypass valve.
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  17. Remove the coolant bypass valve.
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  19. Position the clamps at the coolant bypass valve.
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  21. Remove the heater inlet hoses form the coolant bypass valve.

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    Fig. Exploded view of coolant bypass valve (6) and related components

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To install:

  1. Apply coolant to the end of the heater inlet hoses. When installing a new heater inlet hose, place the clamps on the hose before installing the hose to the inlet hose fitting at the engine block.
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  3. Install the heater inlet hose to the inlet hose fitting at the engine block.
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  5. Install the coolant bypass valve (6).
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  7. Install the nut retaining the coolant bypass valve to the cowl and tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
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  9. Install the vacuum hose to the coolant bypass valve.
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  11. Install the inlet heater hose to the engine block.
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  13. Position the inlet heater hose clamp at the engine block using J-38185.
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  15. Connect the heater inlet hose to the heater core. Firmly push the quick connect onto the heater core pipe until you hear an audible click.
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  17. Install the coolant recovery reservoir.
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  19. Fill the engine cooling system.
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  21. Connect the negative battery cable.
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