RADIATOR REPLACEMENT

  • Tiny
  • jim.361036
  • 2001 Pontiac Bonneville
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 160 miles

Bonneville radiator replacement

Sunday, March 13th, 2011 AT 8:45 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Radiator Replacement

Tools Required
J 41623-A Cooler Quick Connect Tool

Removal Procedure

Drain the engine coolant.
Remove the upper radiator seal
Remove the upper tie bar.
Disconnect and plug the coolant overflow hose from the radiator.
Disconnect the upper and lower radiator hoses from the radiator and position aside.
Remove the transaxle oil cooler pipe bracket bolt from the lower tie bar.
Remove the cooling fans.
Slide the plastic cap off the transaxle oil cooler pipe quick connect fittings.
Disconnect the upper (1) and lower (2) transaxle oil cooler pipes from the radiator using the J 41623-A.
Remove the A/C condenser mounting bolts.
Separate the condenser from the radiator.
Lift the radiator up and out of the vehicle.

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Sunday, March 13th, 2011 AT 8:54 PM
  • Tiny
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Radiator Replacement Tools Required J 41623

What is that?

There appear to be two radiators parallel to each other, or it that all one unit?

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Monday, March 14th, 2011 AT 1:42 AM

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