How do you remove the radiator in a 2000 Chevy Impala police package?
FIRST YOU MUST REMOVE THE TWO DOG BONE MOUNTS(I THINK ITS FOUR SCREWS EACH). THEN YOU HAVE FOUR SCREWS ON THE FAN ASSEMBLY(TWO UPPER,TWO LOWER). THEN REMOVE THE TRANNY LINES, AND UPPER AND LOWER RADIATOR HOSES.
Drain the radiator into a container. Remove the upper radiator hose at the engine end. remove the 2 bolts in the thermostat housing and remove the housing. Remove the thermostat and clean both surfaces. Install the new thermostat and seal and then install the housing and bolts. Reinstall the upper radiator hose and refill the radiator.jd
Drain the radiator in a container. Remove the top radiator hose from the engine. That is the thermostat housing. Remove the 2 bolts and the housing. Remove the thermostat and clean the surfaces where the housing mates to the intake. Install the new thermostat and housing with the 2 bolts. Reinstall the upper hose and refill the radiator.
It is located at the engine end of the upper radiator hose. To replace it partially drain the radiator into a container. Remove the hose from the housing and remove the 2 bolts. Lift the housing and remove the thermostat. Clean both surfaces and install the new thermostat. Install the 2 bolts and upper radiator hose. Refill the radiator to the top and then top off the reservior.jd
Drain the radiator into a suitable container. Remove the top radiator hose at the engine. That is the thermostat housing. Remove the 2 bolts and remove the thermostat. Clean the thermostat housing and the intake manifold and install the thermostat. It is not necessary to use silicone sealer but if you feel you must then use sparingly.
Partially drain the radiator into a container. Remove the upper hose at the engine end. Remove the 2 bolts that hold the thermostat housing and remove the thermostat. Clean both surfaces and install the thermostat, install the housing and the 2 retaining bolts. install the upper radiator hose and top off the coolant. It is located at the engine end of the top radiator hose in the thermostat housing.
Drain Coolant Remove fan shroud Loosen 4 bolts that hold fan in place (should have enough room to not have to remove radiator, be careful of radiator fins) Remove belts Remove fan Disconnect water hoses Remove 6 (I think) bolts that secure water pump Remove water pump Clean surface for new gasket Re-install in reverse order
You have to remove the long plastic rock guard underneath the front end in order to see the radiator drain cock. It usually has a winged threaded plug that you can loosen for the collant to drain out. Get a flashlight underneath or feel for it. It is at the bottom corner of the radiator, driver side.