Miata 1990-1997

Removal & Installation

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1.6L Engines



Specific to:

Mazda Miata 1990-1993



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Fig. Engine cooling fan assembly, 1.6L

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable, and drain the cooling system.
  2.  
  3. Remove the fresh air duct, and the shroud upper panel.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the cooling fan electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Remove the shroud (cowling) mounting bolts and remove the shroud from the radiator.
  8.  
  9. Remove the mounting nut, and remove the fan from the fan motor.
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  11. Remove the mounting bolts, and remove the fan motor from the shroud.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Position the fan motor on the shroud and install the mounting bolts.
  2.  
  3. Install the fan onto the fan motor. Apply a locking compound on the mounting nut, and install the mounting nut.
  4.  
  5. Install the shroud onto the radiator.
  6.  
  7. Connect the cooling fan electrical connector.
  8.  
  9. Install the shroud upper panel, and the fresh air duct.
  10.  
  11. Properly fill the cooling system.
  12.  
  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
  14.  

1.8L Engines



Specific to:

Mazda Miata 1994-1997

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable, and drain the cooling system.
  2.  
  3. Remove the air intake pipe.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the cooling fan electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Remove the shroud (cowling) mounting bolts and remove the shroud from the radiator.
  8.  
  9. Remove the mounting nut, and remove the fan from the fan motor.
  10.  
  11. Remove the mounting bolts, and remove the fan motor from the shroud.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Position the fan motor on the shroud and install the mounting bolts, torque to 35-43 inch lbs. (4.0-4.9 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the fan onto the fan motor. Apply a locking compound on the mounting nut, and install the mounting nut. Torque the nut to 14-21 inch lbs. (1.5-2.4 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the shroud onto the radiator.
  6.  
  7. Connect the cooling fan electrical connector.
  8.  
  9. Install the air intake pipe.
  10.  
  11. Properly fill the cooling system.
  12.  
  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
  14.  

 
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