tC 2007

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Drain the engine coolant into a suitable container.
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  5. Remove the right side engine under cover.
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  7. Disconnect the radiator inlet and outlet hoses.
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  9. If equipped with an automatic transaxle, disconnect the oil cooler inlet and outlet tubes.
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  11. Remove radiator , as follows:
    1. Detach the 2 cooling fan motor connectors.
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    3. Disconnect the 2 clamps for the engine room main wire.

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      Fig. Detach the 2 cooling fan motor connectors. Disconnect the 2 clamps for the engine room main wire

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    5. Disconnect the radiator reserve tank hose.
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    7. Remove the 2 bolts and the 2 radiator upper supports, then remove the radiator from the vehicle.

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      Fig. Detach the reserve tank hose (c), then remove the 2 bolts and upper supports (d)

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  13. Remove the radiator lower support.
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  15. Remove fan shroud, as follows:
    1. Remove the 2 bolts.
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    3. Remove the 2 pawl fittings, then remove the fan shroud together with motor.

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      Fig. Removing the fan shroud

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To install:

  1. Install fan shroud and tighten the retainers to 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
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  3. Install the radiator lower support.
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  5. Install the radiator , as follows:
    1. Install the radiator with the 2 bolts and 2 radiator upper supports. Tighten to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm).
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    3. Connect the radiator reserve tank hose.
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    5. Connect the 2 clamps of the engine room main wire.
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    7. Connect the 2 cooling fan motor connectors.
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  7. Connect oil cooler outlet and inlet tubes, if equipped with an automatic transaxle.
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  9. Connect the radiator hoses
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  11. Refill the engine cooling system to the correct level.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  15. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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  17. Install the engine under cover.
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