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RADIATOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF]

WARNING:

1. Remove the splash shield and under cover.
2. Drain the engine coolant. (See ENGINE COOLANT REPLACEMENT [LF].)
3. Remove the battery, battery tray, and battery duct. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
4. Remove the air cleaner. (See INTAKE-AIR SYSTEM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
5. Remove the PCM and air cleaner insulator. (See PCM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
6. Remove the coolant reserve tank. (See COOLANT RESERVE TANK REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
7. Disconnect the ATF oil cooler hose. (AT)
8. Remove in the order indicated in the table.
9. Install in the reverse order of removal.
10. Refill the engine coolant. (See ENGINE COOLANT REPLACEMENT [LF].)
11. Inspect for engine coolant leakage. (See ENGINE COOLANT LEAKAGE INSPECTION [LF].)
12. Inspect the ATF level. (AT) (See AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID (ATF) INSPECTION [SJ6A-EL].)



1

Cooling fan motor connector

2

PCM duct

3

Radiator lower hose

4

Radiator upper hose

5

Coolant reserve tank hose

6

P/S cooling pipe

(See RADIATOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)

7

Condenser

(See RADIATOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)

8

Upper mount rubber bracket

9

Lower mount rubber bracket

10

Radiator and cooling fan component

11

Cooling fan component

12

Radiator


P/S Cooling Pipe Removal Note

1. Remove the P/S cooling pipe with the hoses still connected.

Condenser Removal Note

1. Remove the condenser with the cooler pipes still connected.


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