Toyota Tacoma 2002-06

Removal & Installation

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1gr-FE Engine



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect cable from negative battery terminal.
  4.  
  5. Drain engine coolant.
  6.  
  7. Disengage the 9 clips, then remove the radiator support to frame seal.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the hose from the radiator reserve tank.
  10.  
  11. Remove the 2 cooler hoses from the clamp.
  12.  
  13. Remove the 4 nuts from the fan pulley.
  14.  
  15. Remove the fan and generator V belt.
  16.  
  17. Remove the 2 bolts from the fan shroud.
  18.  
  19. Remove the fan pulley and fan shroud.
  20.  
  21. Disconnect the 2 radiator hoses.
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  23. Disconnect the 2 oil cooler hoses.
  24.  
  25. Remove radiator hose inlet.
  26.  
  27. Remove radiator hose no.2.
  28.  
  29. Remove the 4 bolts, then remove the radiator.
  30.  

To install:

  1. Install the radiator with the 4 bolts and tighten to 18 Nm (13 ft. lbs.).
  2.  
  3. Install radiator hose no.2.
  4.  
  5. Install radiator hose inlet.
  6.  
  7. Install radiator assembly.
  8.  
  9. Connect the 2 oil cooler hoses.
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  11. Provisionally install the fan shroud together with the fan pulley.
  12.  
  13. Install the fan and generator V belt.
  14.  
  15. Install the fan pulley with the 4 nuts and tighten to 21 Nm (16 ft. lbs.).
  16.  
  17. Install the fan shroud with the 2 bolts and tighten to 5.0 Nm (44 in. lbs)
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  19. Install the 2 cooler hoses into the clamp.
  20.  
  21. Connect the hose to the radiator reserve tank.
  22.  
  23. Install radiator support to frame seal lh.
  24.  
  25. Connect cable to negative battery terminal.
  26.  
  27. Add engine coolant.
  28.  
  29. Check for engine coolant leakage.
  30.  

2RZ-FE & 3RZ-FE Engines



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain engine coolant.
  4.  
  5. Remove radiator grille.
  6.  
  7. Remove the 2 bolts and disconnect the air pipe.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect upper radiator hose.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect radiator reservoir hose.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect lower radiator hose.
  14.  
  15. Remove no.2 fan shroud.
  16.  
  17. Disconnect oil cooler hoses.
  18.  
  19. Remove the 4 bolts and radiator.
  20.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the radiator bolts to 12.5 Nm (9 ft. lbs.).
  2.  

2TR-FE Engine



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect cable from negative battery terminal.
  4.  
  5. Remove the 4 bolts, then remove the engine under cover no. 1.
  6.  
  7. Drain engine coolant.
  8.  
  9. Disengage the 9 clips, then remove the radiator support to frame seal LH.
  10.  
  11. Remove the fan and generator V belt.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the radiator reserve tank hose from the radiator.
  14.  
  15. Disconnect the oil cooler inlet and outlet hoses from the fan shroud.
  16.  
  17. Remove the 4 nuts, then remove the fan shroud and fan with fluid coupling together.
    NOTE
    Make sure that the fan shroud and fan with fluid coupling do not make any contact with the radiator when they are removed.

  18.  
  19. Remove the fan pulley.
  20.  
  21. Disconnect the radiator hose inlet.
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  23. Disconnect the radiator hose No. 2.
  24.  
  25. Disconnect the oil cooler inlet and outlet hoses.
  26.  
  27. Remove the 4 bolts, then remove the radiator.
  28.  

To install:

  1. Install the radiator with the 4 bolts and tighten to 18 Nm (13 ft. lbs.)
  2.  
  3. Connect the oil cooler inlet and outlet hoses.
  4.  
  5. Connect the radiator hose NO. 2.
  6.  
  7. Connect the radiator hose inlet.
  8.  
  9. Install the fan pulley.
  10.  
  11. Install the fan shroud and fan with fluid coupling together.
    NOTE
    Make sure that the fan shroud and fan with fluid coupling do not make any contact with the radiator when they are installed.

  12.  
  13. Install the fan with fluid coupling with the 4 nuts and tighten to 25 NVm (18 ft. lbs.).
  14.  
  15. Connect the oil cooler inlet and outlet hoses to the fan shroud.
  16.  
  17. Connect the radiator reserve tank hose to the radiator.
  18.  
  19. Install the fan generator V belt.
  20.  
  21. Install the radiator support to frame seal LH with the 9 clips.
  22.  
  23. Connect cable to negative battery terminal.
  24.  
  25. Add engine coolant.
  26.  
  27. Check for engine coolant leakage.
  28.  
  29. Install the engine under cover No. 1 with the 4 bolts and tighten to 30 Nm (22 ft. lbs.)
  30.  

5vz-FE Engine



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain engine coolant.
  4.  
  5. Remove radiator grille.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect upper radiator hose.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect radiator reservoir hose.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect lower radiator hose.
  12.  
  13. Remove radiator no.2 fan shroud.
  14.  
  15. Disconnect oil cooler hoses.
  16.  
  17. Remove the 4 bolts and the radiator.
  18.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the radiator bolts to 12 Nm (8.7 ft. lbs.).
  2.  

 
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