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Need to replace the radiator on my 99 chevy lumina sedan, 3.1...After disassembling fans, hoses, etc. does it come out up or down, the easiest? Any important concerns about the job?

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Wiggle radiator out towards motor and up. Remove air breather box if you haven't already. Been there, done that.

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