HOW TO CHANGE RADIATOR

1996 Lexus LS 400

Tiny

cokays

November, 28, 2011 AT 9:26 AM

How to take out and put new one in

FOUND 861 RELATED QUESTIONS

1 Answer

Tiny

Wrenchtech

November, 28, 2011 AT 10:55 AM

1. Disconnect battery ground cable.
2. Remove oil pan protector or engine undercover.
3. Remove engine undercover.
4. Drain engine oil into suitable container, then remove battery clamp cover.
5. Remove air cleaner cover or inlet, then the No. 2 air cleaner hose.
6. Disconnect upper radiator, reservoir tank inlet, lower radiator and oil cooler hoses from radiator. Plug hose ends to prevent contamination.
7. Remove No. 2 fan shroud clips, then disconnect No. 2 shroud claw from No. 1 fan shroud hook and remove No. 2 fan shroud.
8. Disconnect ECT switch electrical; connector for A/C cooling fan.
9. Disconnect upper sides of righthand and lefthand cool air ducts, then remove upper radiator support nuts and supports.
10. Lift out radiator assembly, then remove lower radiator supports from radiator.
11. Remove No. 1 fan shroud bolts, then the fan shroud from radiator.
12. Reverse procedure to install.

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