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OIL COOLER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF]

WARNING:

1. Remove the battery cover.
2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
3. Drain the engine coolant. (See ENGINE COOLANT REPLACEMENT [LF].)
4. Remove the under cover. (See TRANSVERSE MEMBER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
5. Remove the under guard. (LF engine MT models) (See TRANSMISSION REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [P66M-D].) (See TRANSMISSION REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [M15M-D].)
6. Remove the side cover. (LH)
7. Remove the oil filter. (See OIL FILTER REPLACEMENT [LF].)
8. Remove in the order indicated in the table.
9. Use a clean rag to wipe off the mounting surface on the oil filter adapter and the oil cooler.
10. Install in the reverse order of the removal.
11. Refill the engine coolant. (See ENGINE COOLANT REPLACEMENT [LF].)
12. Start the engine and confirm that there is no oil leakage.
13. Inspect the oil level. (See ENGINE OIL LEVEL INSPECTION [LF].)



1

Water hose

2

Oil pressure switch connector

3

Oil cooler and oil filter adapter component

4

Oil cooler

(See Oil Cooler Removal Note.)


Oil Cooler Removal Note

1. Secure the oil cooler and oil filter adapter component in a vise.
2. Loosen the oil cooler fitting bolt.
3. Remove the oil cooler.


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