How to remove radiataor on Volvo S60

  • 2006 VOLVO S60
  • 90,000 MILES
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Sunday, January 8th, 2012 AT 4:03 PM

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Here is a guide that will give you an idea of what you are in for doing the radiator replacement.

you will need to vacuum and recharge the air conditioner

Here are some book instructions.


Disconnect the charge air pipe from the charge air cooler (CAC) on the left hand side (turbocharged engines only). If necessary, use a hot air gun to make removal easier
Remove the screws for the radiator unit on the front cover plate.
The two upper screws holding the radiator unit together The expansion tank cap.

Identifying Upper Radiator Hose Blocked With Lock Grip Pliers
Block the upper radiator hose with lock grip pliers

Work under the car The air baffles The lower oil cooler hose from the radiator unit (automatics only)

NOTE: Collect the oil from the oil cooler in a container The screw for the mounting for the cable duct for engine wiring at the front edge of the sub frame.

Drain the coolant

Block the lower hose coolant hose with lock grip pliers. Apply a hose on the nipple at the radiator. Feed the hose down to a container. Open the nipple and drain off the coolant. Disconnect the connector from the receiver drier and the cable from the holder. Hang up the condenser using tie straps on the right hand side in the pipe for the receiver drier and on the left hand side in the pipe for the condenser. Remove the lower screws holding the radiator unit.

The following requires two people: Disconnect the radiator and the charge air cooler (CAC) firstly from the left and then from the right hand side by removing the two screws. On the right hand side, press the cable duct and the compressor hose towards the engine. At the same time release the radiator and charge air cooler (CAC) downwards on the right hand side. Then release the radiator and charge air cooler (CAC) on the left hand side.

Here are diagrams (below) of how to do the job on your car

Check out the diagrams (Below)

Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.

Cheers, Ken
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