my name is michelle how do i replace a radiator in a 1999 ford taurus se

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wildspirit4005
wildspirit4005

Thank you I got it I will do everything you told me to do thanks again

ScottyKilmer
ScottyKilmer

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like this: Giant pain in the ass though, mechanics charge over 600 bucks labor SERVICE AND REPAIR
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CAUTION: Do not mix Standard (green) Coolant with Extended Life Coolant (orange). If mixing occurs, drain engine cooling system and refill with originally equipped coolant type. If this contamination occurs, the service interval on Extended Life Coolant will be reduced from 6 years/150,000 miles to 3 years/30,000 miles.

Disconnect battery ground cable.
Remove the battery.
Remove battery tray.
Remove clip retaining constant control relay module and position module aside.
Remove radiator cap.
Raise vehicle on hoist.
Remove radiator splash shield.
Drain engine cooling system.
Remove radiator mounting bracket assembly.
Remove lower radiator hose.
Partially lower vehicle.
Remove upper radiator hose.
Remove radiator overflow hose.
Remove upper A/C condenser core retaining bolts.
Remove upper transmission oil cooler tube clips.
Remove upper transmission oil cooler tube using 3/8 Inch Fuel Line Disconnect Tool 310-041 (T90T-9550-C).
Raise vehicle on hoist.
Remove lower transmission oil cooler tube clips.
Remove lower transmission oil cooler tube using 3/8 Inch Fuel Line Disconnect Tool 310-041 (T90T-9550-C).
Remove transmission oil cooler bracket and position transmission oil cooler aside.
Remove lower A/C condenser core bolts and position A/C condenser core aside.
Remove radiator support bracket.
Remove radiator.
Installation
Position radiator.
Position radiator support bracket and tighten nuts to 8-12 Nm (71-106 inch lbs.).
Position A/C condenser core and tighten lower A/C condenser core bolts to 5-7 Nm (45-61 inch lbs.) .
Position transmission oil cooler and install transmission oil cooler tube bracket. Tighten nuts to 5-7 Nm (45-61 inch lbs.).
Install lower transmission oil cooler tube.
Install lower transmission oil cooler tube clips.
Install lower radiator hose.
Install radiator mounting bracket assembly. Tighten bolts to 8-12 Nm (71-106 inch lbs.) .
Install radiator splash shield.
Lower vehicle.
Install upper transmission oil cooler tube.
Install upper transmission oil cooler tube clips.
Install upper A/C condenser core retaining bolts. Tighten bolts to 5-7 Nm (45-61 inch lbs.) .
Install radiator overflow hose. Tighten clamps securely.
Install upper radiator hose.
Position constant control relay module and clip securely.
Install battery tray.
Install battery.
Connect battery ground cable.
Fill and bleed cooling system.
Start engine and inspect-for leaks.
Fittings-Automatic Transaxle

NOTE: When installing a new radiator, transfer the automatic transmission oil cooler lines from the old radiator and install them in the new radiator.

When installation of the radiator is complete, check the automatic transmission oil cooler line connections for leaks. Check the transmission fluid level and fill (if necessary).

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