1. Position a suitable drain pan under the radiator and drain the cooling system by opening the radiator draincock.
2. Disconnect the two cooling fan connectors.
3. Disconnect the coolant reservoir hose.
4. Remove the right engine under cover.
5. Unbolt and remove the No. 2 fan shroud with cooling fan and motor.
6. Disconnect the upper and lower hoses from the radiator.
7. Disconnect the water temperature switch connector.
8. On vehicles equipped with automatic transaxle, disconnect the two cooler hoses from the cooler pipes.
Take care when disconnecting the cooler lines because some of the transmission oil will leak from the line. Place a small plastic container under the lines to collect the oil and plug each connection to prevent further leakage.
9. Remove the two bolts and radiator supports.
10. Remove the radiator from the vehicle.
11. Place the radiator in position and support it by hand. Install the two radiator supports with bolts. Make sure that the rubber cushion of each support is not depressed or crimped.
12. On vehicles equipped with automatic transaxle, connect and tighten the two oil cooler hoses.
13. Connect the water temperature switch connector.
14. Connect the upper and lower radiator hoses.
15. Install the No. 2 cooling fan with the cooling fan and motor.
16. Install the right engine under cover.
17. Connect the coolant reservoir hose.
18. Connect the two cooling fan motor connectors.
19. Fill the cooling system to the proper level with a ethylene glycol coolant/water mixture.
20. Start the engine and inspect for leaks. Remember to check the transmission fluid level on cars with automatic transaxles. Add fluid as required.
Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 AT 3:15 PM