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Nissan Car 350Z & Maxima 1999-06 Radiator - Removal & Installation

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    Negative battery cable Coolant reservoir tank and bracket Upper mounting bracket Upper radiator hose Oil cooler lines, if equipped Lower radiator hose Cooling fan and condenser fan Fan motors and shields Radiator

To install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
    Radiator Fan motors and shields Cooling and condenser fans and torque the bolts to 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm) Lower radiator hose Oil cooler lines, if equipped Upper radiator hose Upper mounting bracket Coolant reservoir tank and bracket and torque the bolt to 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm) Negative battery cable
  2. Fill the cooling system to the proper level.
  3. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary.
WARNING Do not remove radiator cap when engine is hot. Serious burns could occur from high-pressure engine coolant escaping from radiator. Wrap a thick cloth around the cap. Slowly turn it a quarter of a turn to release built-up pressure. Carefully remove radiator cap by turning it all the way.
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    Negative battery cable Coolant reservoir tank and bracket Upper mounting bracket Upper radiator hose Oil cooler lines, if equipped Lower radiator hose Cooling fan and condenser fan Fan motors and shields Radiator
To install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
    Radiator Fan motors and shields Cooling and condenser fans and torque the bolts to 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm) Lower radiator hose Oil cooler lines, if equipped Upper radiator hose Upper mounting bracket Coolant reservoir tank and bracket and torque the bolt to 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm) Negative battery cable

  2. Fill the cooling system to the proper level.
  3. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary.
WARNING Do not remove radiator cap when engine is hot. Serious burns could occur from high-pressure engine coolant escaping from radiator. Wrap a thick cloth around the cap. Slowly turn it a quarter of a turn to release built-up pressure. Carefully remove radiator cap by turning it all the way.
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Fig. Exploded view of radiator and components
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    CAUTION Do not damage or scratch the A/C condenser and radiator core while removing.
    CAUTION Because A/C condenser is onto the front-lower portion of radiator, moving to rear direction should be at minimum.
    Negative battery cable Engine cover Air duct and air cleaner case assembly Bracket mounting bolt for anchoring A/C piping Reservoir tank and bracket Upper and lower radiator hoses Radiator cooling fan assembly On A/T models, A/T fluid cooler hoses. Plug hoses to avoid leakage Cover, then two A/C condensing mounting bolts located in the upper part of the radiator Rotate two radiator upper mount brackets 90 degrees in the direction shown in the illustration and remove fce8147.jpg

    Fig. Removing A/C condensing mounting how do I replace a radiator on a 2002 maxima - d3c8f50.jpg>

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    Fihow do I replace a radiator on a 2002 maxima - edb9f67.jpg radiator upper mount brackets 90 degrees

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    Fig. Removing radiator
  4. Remove the radiator by performing the following:
    CAUTION Lifting A/C condenser should be minimum to prevent a load to A/C piping.
    With lifting and pulling radiator in a rear direction, disassemble lower mount from radiator core support center. Lift A/C condenser up and remove radiator after disengaging the fitting as front-bottom surface After removing radiator, put A/C condenser on radiator core support center to prevent a load to A/C piping, and temporarily fix it with rope or similar means

To install:
  1. To install, reverse removal procedure.
  2. Check radiator cap for any leaks.
  3. Start and warm up engine. Check for engine coolant leaks and A/T fluid leaks.

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Posted on May 12, 2010

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For radiator replacement procedure. I suggest you to click the link below and follow the detailed procedure :-----
Transmission fluid gets into radiator?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/transmission-fluid-gets-into-radiator.html

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The plastic housing which goes to the upper radiator hose is cracked and leaking?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/plastic-housing-which-goes-to-upper.html

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Radiator leaking? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/12/radiator-leaking.html



How to replace Radiator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-radiator-on-audi-and-vw.html

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HOW TO REPLACE AN UPPER RADIATOR HOSE

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-upper-radiator-hose.html

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HOW TO REPLACE A LOWER RADIATOR HOSE

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-lower-radiator-hose.html

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How to replace Radiator on Car models?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-radiator-on-acura-car.html

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How to flush cars radiator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-flush-cars-radiator.html

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HOW TO PRESSURE TEST A RADIATOR AND CAP

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-pressure-test-radiator-and-cap.html

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HOW TO REPLACE A RADIATOR

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-radiator.html
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HOW TO REPLACE A RADIATOR SUPPORT

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-radiator-support.html

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This details will help.

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

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Good luck (remember rated this help).

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