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I need to replace my radiator where do i start

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  • ken_fincham Feb 25, 2009

    Our 2005 Blazer was in an accident and the holes?? that the lower shroud tabs lock into, are broke out. does anyone know what the piece under the radiator is called? I think I am going to need a new one. I hope it can be installed without taking half the front end appart.

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Find the plastic drain **** at the inside bottom of the radiator. open it and let the water drain out.( 5min )
Loosen all the hoses and the tranny cooling lines.( 30 min )
Find the clips and/or/bolts that hold the plastic fan shroud on and remove them all.( 20 min )
You should see two small brackets at the top of the radiator holding it down, remove these.( 15 min )
Without looking at that exact model of car, I can't be sure of anything else, but at this point you should be able to pretty much lift the rad. up and out.

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