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Nissan Sentra Service Manual: Radiator

Exploded View


  1. Mounting rubber (upper)
  2. Radiator
  3. Mounting rubber (lower)
  4. Radiator drain plug
  5. Reservoir tank cap
  6. Reservoir tank hose
  7. Reservoir tank
  8. Clamp
  9. Radiator hose (lower)
  10. Fan shroud and motor assembly
  11. Radiator hose (upper)
  12. Filler neck hose
  13. Filler neck
  14. Radiator filler cap
  1. To water outlet
  2. To water inlet

WARNING:

Do not remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot. Serious burns could occur from high-pressure engine coolant escaping from the radiator. Wrap a thick cloth around the cap. Slowly push down and turn it a quarter turn to allow built-up pressure to escape. Carefully remove the cap by pushing it down and turning it all the way.

NOTE:

When removing components such as hoses, tubes/lines, etc., cap or plug openings to prevent fluid from spilling.

Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal. Refer to PG-52, "Removal and Installation".
  2. Remove fan shroud and motor assembly. Refer to CO-17, "Removal and Installation".
  3. Remove radiator cap, open radiator drain plug and drain engine coolant from radiator. Refer to CO-12, "Changing Engine Coolant".

CAUTION:


CAUTION:

  1. Remove radiator hose (lower). Refer to CO-15, "Exploded View".
  2. Remove condenser bolts from radiator.
  3. Remove the radiator from the vehicle.

CAUTION:

Be careful not to damage radiator core and condenser assembly core.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

NOTE:

When installing radiator core support (upper), check that both upper and lower mounts of radiator and air conditioner condenser are inserted in the mounting holes of radiator core support (upper, lower).

CAUTION:

Do not spill engine coolant in engine compartment. Use a shop cloth to absorb engine coolant.

Inspection

INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION

(A). Refer to CO-11, "System Inspection".

Tool number : EG17650301 (J-33984-A)

Testing pressure : Refer to CO-28, "Radiator".

WARNING:


WARNING:

Do not remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot. Serious burns could occur from high pressure engine coolant escaping from the radiator.

CAUTION:

Higher pressure than specified may cause radiator damage.

Removal and installation
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