Tracker 2000-2004

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the radiator cap.
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  5. Raise and safely support the front of the vehicle securely on jackstands.
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  7. Remove the lower radiator shroud clips.
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  9. Open the drain plug (1).
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  11. Drain the cooling system.
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  13. Close the drain plug (1).

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    Fig. Remove the transmission oil cooler lines (1) from the bottom of the radiator-automatic transmission only

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  15. Remove the transmission oil cooler lines (1) from the bottom of the radiator (automatic transmission only). Cap the open lines to prevent leakage.
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  17. Remove the lower radiator hose.
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  19. Lower the vehicle then remove the radiator overflow hose.
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  21. Remove the upper radiator hose.
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  23. Remove the 2 upper radiator shroud clips.
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  25. Remove 1 bolt from each side of the radiator.
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  27. Lean the fan shroud toward the engine and lift the radiator up and out of the vehicle. Do not damage the radiator on the fan during removal.
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To install:

  1. Install the radiator and secure with 1 bolt on each side of the radiator. Do not damage the radiator on the fan during installation.
  2.  
  3. Install the 2 upper radiator shroud clips.
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  5. Install the upper radiator hose.
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  7. Install the radiator overflow hose.
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  9. Raise and safely support the front of the vehicle securely on jackstands.
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  11. Install the lower radiator hose.
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  13. Install the transmission oil cooler lines (1) to the bottom of the radiator (automatic transmission only). Install the 2 lower radiator shroud clips.
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  15. Lower the vehicle.
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  17. Fill the cooling system.
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  19. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  21. Run the engine and inspect for the following:

    Coolant leaks
     
    Correct cooling level
     
    Automatic transmission fluid leaks
     
    Correct automatic transmission fluid level
     

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