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How to Change out the Raditor

Have the fans off and ready to pull the raditor, But it won't come out. The lower outlet of the raditor doesent want to go by the stearing. Do I have to dischange the ac & pull the air cond condencer to pull the raditor. Or is there something I'm missing. 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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  • Rshuffler Apr 18, 2009

    Thanks for your reply Thungergod.
    After posting I went back out & after a lot of choice words, turns out ( The part I was missing) if you remove the steel bracket that supports the rubber seal for the hood (4 bolts & slide it out so you don't brake the head light tab on each side), it gives you just enouf room to get it out. 45 min job, 6 hours later done. Next time it will be 45 mins. LOL

  • Rshuffler Apr 21, 2009

    Thanks Thundergod
    You Know if I had a manual, I surly would have saw that when reading it & wouldn't have come here!
    Being a Retired Chief Engineer with unlimited horsepower, didn't really figure I had to buy one to change a little radiator !
    Go ahead laugh, Jokes on me this time. LOL

  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    Is it possible to lift up the passenger end first, till the outlet clears the steering box? (if not its probably cheaper / easier to unbolt the steering box for clearance than to discharge A/C.) Some radiators take a bit of manuvering to get them out.

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I'm pretty sure that if you read some of the instructions in manuals that somewhere around item 1-3 to remove when beginning the job!
Sure glad you did not remove any A/C lines!!!!

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  • Richard Scordino Apr 21, 2009

    Wasn't inferring that you didn't read the manual, just noted that it's usually one of the first items in most of them. Having as much experience as I do, I often get into similar situations as you were (fix it first, read the manual after I'm done...and OH!!! that's why it gave me a hard time!!! Hope it's working well!!!
    PS you forgot to rate my great answer!!


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