Honda_Ridgeline_2006

Radiator

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Removal & Installation



This procedure covers the removal of the radiator and engine fan.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Drain the engine cooling system.
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  5. Remove the two retainers and front air intake duct.
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  7. Remove the retainers and the front bulkhead cover.
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  9. Disconnect the fan motor connectors (A), then remove the harness clamps (B) and reservoir tank hose (C).

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    Fig. Disconnect the fan motor connectors (A), then remove the harness clamps (B) and reservoir tank hose (C).

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  11. Disconnect the upper and lower radiator hoses.
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  13. Unfasten the retainers, then remove the splash shield.
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  15. Remove the automatic transmission fluid (ATF) cooler hoses from the radiator, then plug the line and hose.
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  17. Unclamp the ATF cooler hoses clamp on the ATF cooler line.
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  19. Remove the harness clamps (A) and A/C compressor clutch connector (B) from the A/C condenser fan shroud

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    Fig. Remove the harness clamps (A) and A/C compressor clutch connector (B) from the A/C condenser fan shroud

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  21. Remove the upper bracket cushions, then pull up the radiator.
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  23. Remove the fan shroud assemblies and other parts from the radiator.
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  25. Install the radiator in the reverse order of removal. Make sure the upper and lower cushions are set securely.
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  27. Fill the radiator with engine coolant, then bleed air from the cooling system.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the radiator, engine fan and related components

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