Pacifica, 2003-2005

Electric Engine Fan

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Removal & Installation



There are no repairs to be made to the fan or shroud assembly. If the fan is warped, cracked, or otherwise damaged, it must be replaced as an assembly.

  1. Remove the front fascia, as follows:
    1. Release hood latch and open hood.
    2.  
    3. Remove the headlamp assemblies.
    4.  
    5. Hoist vehicle and support with safety stands, as necessary.
    6.  
    7. Remove the four screws attaching bottom of fascia/air dam to radiator closure panel.
      NOTE
      The whole front splash shield does not need to be removed.

    8.  
    9. Remove three screws attaching front fascia to front splash shield on each side.
    10.  
    11. Remove the screw attaching fascia to the front fenders on each side .
    12.  
    13. Disconnect fog lamp wire connectors, if necessary.
    14.  
    15. Lower vehicle.
    16.  
    17. Remove push pins attaching the upper appearance panel to upper crossmember.
    18.  
    19. Remove screw attaching the upper grille support to the headlamp mounting panel at each side of the grille.
    20.  
    21. Remove bumper fascia from vehicle.
    22.  
    23. Place fascia on a clean surface.

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      Fig. View of the upper and lower front fascia and related components

      View of the upper and lower front fascia and related components
    24.  
    25. Remove spring clips attaching upper and lower fascia together.
    26.  
    27. Using a trim stick release locking tabs and separate the upper and lower fascia.
    28.  
    29. Remove the bright chrome molding from the upper fascia. Using a trim stick, starting at the outer edge of the fascia release the locking tabs. Grip the molding and pull outward from the fascia while releasing the locking tabs.
    30.  
    31. Remove molding from fascia.
    32.  
    33. Remove grille from fascia.
    34.  

  2.  
  3. Disconnect the radiator fan electrical connectors.
  4.  
  5. Remove radiator fan(s) retaining screw.
  6.  
  7. Remove the radiator fan(s) by lifting upward to release from mounts.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the radiator (1), left fan (2) and right fan (3)

    Exploded view of the radiator (1), left fan (2) and right fan (3)
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To install:

  1. Install the radiator fan(s) into mounts and attaching clips on the radiator.
  2.  
  3. Install radiator fan(s) attaching screws and tighten to 45 inch lbs (5 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Connect the radiator fan(s) electrical connectors.
  6.  
  7. Install the front fascia, as follows:
    1. Place bright chrome molding in position on the upper fascia.
    2.  
    3. Using hand presser press bright chrome molding locking tabs in the full lock position.
    4.  
    5. Position upper and lower fascia on a clean surface so that locking tabs align with the slots.
    6.  
    7. Press the fascia together to lock locking tabs into position.
    8.  
    9. Install new spring clips attaching upper and lower fascia together. The spring clips are not reusable.
    10.  
    11. Place bumper fascia into position on vehicle.
    12.  
    13. Install grille to fascia.
    14.  
    15. Install screw attaching the upper grille support to the headlamp mounting panel at each side of the grille.
    16.  
    17. Install push pins attaching the upper appearance panel to upper crossmember.
    18.  
    19. Raise vehicle and support with safety stands, as necessary.
    20.  
    21. Connect fog lamp wire connectors, if necessary.
    22.  
    23. Position and align fascia slotted cut out into fender push fastener.
    24.  
    25. Install screw attaching fascia to the front fenders on each side.
    26.  
    27. Install front wheelhouse splash shields fasteners as necessary.
    28.  
    29. Install front wheels.
    30.  
    31. Install the four screws attaching bottom of fascia/air dam to radiator closure panel.
    32.  
    33. Lower vehicle.
    34.  
    35. Install the headlamp assemblies.
    36.  
    37. Close hood.
    38.  
    39. Install the upper radiator mounts to the crossmember bolts, if removed. Tighten to 70 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
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