Suzuki Vitara, Grand Vitara, XL7 2000-06

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Drain cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Loosen cooling fan/clutch nuts
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  7. Disconnect radiator inlet hose from radiator.
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  9. Remove P/S fluid reservoir stay bolts from radiator stay (if applicable).
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  11. Remove radiator shroud securing clips.
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  13. Then remove cooling fan/clutch and radiator shroud.
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  15. For A/T, remove A/T fluid cooler inlet and outlet hoses.
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  17. Disconnect radiator outlet hose.
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  19. Remove reservoir hose from radiator.
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  21. Remove radiator.
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To install:

  1. Install radiator.
  2.  
  3. Install reservoir hose from radiator.
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  5. Install and tighten radiator outlet hose.
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  7. Install and tighten cooling fan/clutch and radiator shroud.
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  9. Install A/T fluid cooler inlet and outlet hoses if removed.
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  11. Install and tighten radiator inlet hose from radiator.
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  13. Install radiator shroud securing clips.
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  15. Install P/S fluid reservoir stay bolts from radiator stay (if applicable).
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  17. Refill cooling system.
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  19. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Drain coolant.
  4.  
  5. Remove cooling fan assembly.
  6.  
  7. For A/T, remove A/T fluid cooler inlet and outlet hoses.
  8.  
  9. Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
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  11. Remove condenser bolts from condenser brackets.
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  13. Remove radiator from vehicle.
  14.  
  15. For A/T, remove A/T fluid cooler inlet and outlet hoses.
  16.  

To install:

  1. Reverse removal procedures, noting the following.
  2.  
  3. Refill and bleed cooling system.
  4.  
  5. After installation, verify there is no coolant leakage each connection.
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  7. Refill A/T fluid (if applicable).
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