GM Camaro 1967-1981 Repair Guide

Radiator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 through 11

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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the mounting for a typical Camaro radiator



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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the fan shroud mounting bolts and allow the shroud to hang on the cooling fan



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Fig. Fig. 3: Loosen the upper radiator hose clamps ...



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Fig. Fig. 4: ... and detach the hose from the radiator-disconnect the lower radiator hose as well



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Fig. Fig. 5: Disconnect the automatic transmission cooling lines, if equipped



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Fig. Fig. 6: Compress the overflow tank hose clamp and slide it down the hose away from the radiator cap ...



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Fig. Fig. 7: ... then detach the hose from the radiator cap neck



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Fig. Fig. 8: Remove all upper panel mounting bolts ...



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Fig. Fig. 9: ... then lift the upper panel off of the radiator



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Fig. Fig. 10: Carefully lift the radiator out of the vehicle ...



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Fig. Fig. 11: ... then remove the fan shroud from the cooling fan

  1. Drain the cooling system.
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  3. If there is a radiator shroud in front of the radiator, the radiator and shroud are removed as an assembly.
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  5. If there is a fan shroud, remove the shroud attaching screws and let the shroud hang on the fan.
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  7. Disconnect the radiator upper and lower hoses and, if applicable, the transmission coolant lines. Remove the coolant recovery system line, if so equipped.
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  9. Remove the radiator upper panel, if so equipped.
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  11. Remove the radiator attaching bolts and remove the radiator.
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  13. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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