Protege 1999-2000

Removal & Installation

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1.5L, 1.6L 1.8L & 2.0L Engines



Specific to:

Mazda 626 1999-2000

Mazda Miata 1999-2000

Mazda Protege 1999-2000

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air hose
     
    Upper radiator hose
     
    Cooling and condenser fan electrical connectors
     
    Lower radiator hose
     
    Cooling fan
     
    Condenser fan
     
    Oil cooler lines, if equipped
     
    Radiator
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Radiator and torque the mounting bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm)
     
    Oil cooler lines, if equipped
     
    Cooling and condenser fans and torque the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
     
    Lower radiator hose
     
    Fan electrical connectors
     
    Upper radiator hose
     
    Air hose
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the cooling system to the proper level.
  4.  
  5. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary.
  6.  

With Turbocharger



Specific to:

Mazda Protege 1999-2003

Mazda Protege5 2002-2003

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Drain and recycle the engine coolant.
  4.  
  5. Remove the fresh-air duct.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
  8.  
  9. Remove the air hose.
  10.  
  11. Unplug the fan control module connector.
  12.  
  13. Remove the fan assembly.
  14.  
  15. Disconnect the upper radiator hose.
  16.  
  17. Disconnect the lower radiator hose.
  18.  
  19. Remove the radiator mounts and remove the radiator and fan assembly.
  20.  

To install:

  1. Install the components in the reverse of removal.
  2.  
  3. Fill the cooling system and check for leaks.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the radiator assembly-Protégé, with a turbocharger

  4.  

Without Turbocharger



Specific to:

Mazda Protege 1999-2003

Mazda Protege5 2002-2003

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Drain and recycle the engine coolant.
  4.  
  5. Remove the fresh-air duct.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the upper radiator hose.
  8.  
  9. Unplug the fan control module connector.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the lower radiator hose.
  12.  
  13. Remove the fan assembly.
  14.  
  15. Remove the transaxle oil pipes models with an automatic transaxle.
  16.  
  17. Remove the radiator mounts and remove the radiator and fan assembly.
  18.  

To install:

  1. Install the components in the reverse of removal.
  2.  
  3. Fill the cooling system and check for leaks.
  4.  
  5. Check the transaxle fluid level.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the radiator assembly-Protégé, without a turbocharger

  6.  

 
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