HHR 2006-2008

Removal & Installation

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2.0L Engine



  1. Remove the air cleaner assembly.
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  3. Remove the air cleaner duct.
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  5. Disconnect the cooling fan motor electrical connector.
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  7. Remove fan assembly mounting bolts.
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  9. Remove fan assembly.

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    Fig. Electric fan assembly

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To install:

  1. Install fan assembly.
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  3. Install fan assembly mounting bolts and tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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  5. Reconnect the cooling fan motor electrical connector.
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  7. Install the air cleaner duct.
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  9. Install the air cleaner assembly.
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2.2L & 2.4L Engines



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the cooling fan electrical connector.
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  5. Remove the cooling fan wire from the fan shroud.
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  7. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    The cooling fan assembly from the radiator by pushing up on the fan shroud to unsnap the retaining features. Position the cooling fan assembly away from the radiator
     
    The air dam push-in retainers
     
    The air dam
     
    The right engine splash shield to radiator mount push-in retainer
     
    The left engine splash shield to radiator mount push-in retainer
     
    The lower radiator mount, brackets, and bolts. Support the radiator and condenser
     

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  11. Tilt the radiator and condenser forward in the vehicle. Remove the cooling fan assembly from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Removing the engine fan assembly-2.2L & 2.4L engines

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To install:

  1. Tilt the radiator and condenser forward in the vehicle. Install the cooling fan assembly into the vehicle.
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  3. Verify that the upper radiator mounts are installed in the vehicle.
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  5. Raise the radiator and condenser into position. Verify that the upper radiator mount pins align with the upper radiator mounts.
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  7. Install or connect the following:

    The lower radiator mounts, brackets, and bolts. Tighten the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm)
     
    The right engine splash shield to radiator mount push-in retainer
     
    The left engine splash shield to radiator mount push-in retainer
     
    The air dam and the push-in retainers
     
    Align the cooling fan shroud retaining features to the radiator. Pull down on the cooling fan assembly to snap the shroud onto the radiator
     

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  9. Lower the vehicle.
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  11. Connect the cooling fan electrical connector.
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  13. Install the cooling fan wire to the fan shroud.
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