Equinox 2005-2007, Torrent 2006-07

Removal & Installation

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  1. Drain the cooling system.
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  3. Remove the front fascia.
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  5. Remove the battery box air inlet duct.
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  7. Remove the Condenser Radiator Fan Module (CRFM) closeout panel retainers from the condenser.
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  9. Remove the CRFM closeout panel from the condenser.
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  11. Remove the fan assembly bolts from the radiator. For additional information, refer to the following section, -Engine Fan, Removal & Installation.-
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  13. Lift the fan assembly to disengage the lower retention tabs.
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  15. Position the fan assembly away from the radiator.
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  17. Remove the front impact bar, 2006-07 models only.
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  19. Lift the condenser while holding the upper retention tabs forward.
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  21. Position the condenser away from the radiator.
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  23. Remove the CRFM bracket bolts from the radiator support.
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  25. Remove the CRFM brackets from the radiator.
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  27. Remove the radiator inlet hose clamp from the radiator.
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  29. Remove the radiator inlet hose from the radiator.
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  31. Remove the radiator outlet hose clamp from the radiator.
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  33. Remove the radiator outlet hose from the radiator.
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  35. Disconnect the transmission cooler liners from the radiator.
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  37. Remove the radiator from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Disconnect the transmission cooler lines from the radiator.



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    Fig. Position the condenser away from the radiator to remove the radiator assembly.

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To install:

  1. Install the radiator to the vehicle.
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  3. Connect the transmission cooler liners to the radiator.
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  5. Install the radiator inlet and outlet hoses to the radiator.
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  7. Install the CRFM bracket to the radiator support.
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  9. Install the CRFM brackets bolts to the radiator and tighten to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
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  11. Install the condenser to the radiator. Press down to engage the upper retention tabs.
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  13. Install the fan assembly to the radiator.
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  15. Install the fan assembly bolts to the radiator and tighten to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
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  17. Install the front impact bar, 2006-07 models only.
    NOTE
    The compressor hose must maintain a minimum clearance of 20 mm (0.8 in) from the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) pipe. If this minimum clearance is not maintained, damage to the compressor hose may result.

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  19. Install the CRFM closeout panel to the condenser.
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  21. Install the CRFM closeout panel retainers to the condenser.
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  23. Install the front fascia.
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  25. Fill the cooling system.
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