Toyota Previa 1991-1997 Repair Information

Radiator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 through 11

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Wait at least 90 seconds before performing any work on the vehicle once the cable is disconnected on models equipped with an airbag.
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CAUTION
Some models covered by this guide may be equipped with a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), which uses an air bag. Whenever working near any of the SRS components, such as the impact sensors, the air bag module, steering column and instrument panel, disable the SRS, as described in Chassis Electrical .

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the air intake duct.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Unbolt and remove the air inlet duct under the hood

  1. Remove the No. 1 engine under cover.
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  3. Drain the cooling system.
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  5. Disconnect the radiator hoses and coolant reservoir hose from the radiator.
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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the lower radiator hose clamp, and slide it towards the back ...



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Fig. Fig. 3: ... pull the hose off of the radiator outlet



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Fig. Fig. 4: Remove the upper radiator hose also

  1. On 1995-97 vehicles, disconnect the power steering reservoir by removing the two bolts.
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  3. On 1995-97 vehicles, disconnect the water bypass hose for the throttle body.
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  5. If equipped with an automatic transmission, disconnect the transmission cooling lines.
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Fig. Fig. 5: On automatic transmissions, separate the oil cooler line from the radiator



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Fig. Fig. 6: It is always a good idea to plug the line once removed

  1. Extract the upper fan shrouds by removing the bolts.
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Fig. Fig. 7: Remove the upper shroud retaining bolts



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Fig. Fig. 8: Then extract it from the vehicle

  1. Remove the lower fan shroud bolts but leave the shroud in the vehicle.
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It may be necessary to positive battery cable to make clearance for the radiator shroud.

  1. Remove the radiator supports by removing the two bolts.
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Fig. Fig. 9: Unbolt the upper radiator supports ...



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Fig. Fig. 10: ... and remove them on each side of the radiator

  1. Remove the radiator from the vehicle.
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Fig. Fig. 11: Extract the radiator from the vehicle

To install:
  1. Install the radiator into the vehicle. Tighten the support bolts to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
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  3. Install the fan shrouds and bolts.
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  5. Connect the radiator hoses.
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  7. On 1995-97 vehicles, connect the water bypass hose from the throttle body.
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  9. If equipped with an automatic transmission, connect the transmission cooler lines.
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  11. On 1995-97 vehicles, install the power steering reservoir and tighten the bolts to 9 ft. lbs. (13 Nm).
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  13. Install the engine under cover.
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  15. Install the air intake duct.
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  17. Lower the vehicle.
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  19. Connect the negative battery cable. Reset any electronic components such as the radio.
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  21. Refill the cooling system. Start the engine, bleed the cooling system, and check for leaks.
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