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How do i replace a cracked radiator

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  1. Drain the engine coolant.
  2. On Canadian models, disconnect the relay block that controls the day time running lights.
  3. Detach the upper radiator hose.
  4. Remove the lower radiator hose from the water outlet pipe.
  5. On vehicles with an automatic transmission, remove the transmission oil cooler hoses from the cooler pipe.
  6. Detach the cooling fan connectors.
  7. Remove the Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) switch connector.
  8. To remove the radiator cooling fans, detach the 2 bolts and 2 upper supports.
  9. Lift out the radiator and remove the radiator/cooling fans(s) assembly.
  10. Remove the lower supports.
  11. Remove the oil cooler hoses from the radiator.
  12. Remove the lower radiator hoses from the radiator if they are still attached.
  13. Remove the No.1 ECT switch.
  14. Detach the cooling fans from the radiator.
Remember, SAFETY FIRST...never open, service, or drain radiator when hot. Serious burns or injury can occur. Always drain coolant into a sealable container. Cats and dogs are attracted to coolant and can be fatal to them if consumed. Coolant should be re-used unless it's contaminated or several years old.
Sure hope this helps you and good luck.

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Hi...
1)Drain coolant and save for reuse.
2)Locate drain plug at bottom of radiator or remove lower hose from radiator (make sure engine is cold). 3)Remove all hoses and wires.
4)Remove fan(s).
5)Remove top hold down bracket.
6)Slide radiator out.
7)Install is reverse.
8)Advise obtaining repair manual.
9)Read procedure several times.


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A cooling system can have up to 15 p.s.i. when hot. Only repair or check when the ENGINE IS COLD or personal injury can result. Always have the vehicle under inspection on level ground, in park with the emergency brake on. Always wear protective eyewear, gloves and necessary clothing before inspection or work begins. Never crank an engine over when anyone is near the battery or engine. Always have an operational fire extinguisher close by, obey all first aid instructions in the event of an injury. Never stand in front or behind a vehicle when cranked over or running. When engine is cranked over keep hands and clothing away from rotating components.


you can view the following link for the view diagrams for removing radiator perfectly....
http://www.2carpros.com/how_to/how_to_replace_radiator.htm


thank you.....

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