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How do you remove the radiator from a 98 900 saab se torbo

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how do you remove the radiator from a 98 900 saab se torbo
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Saab
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 5 months ago.

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sorry for the delay............
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Greetings...... “Hi, I’m Don (akaCustomer and I look forward to helping you!”
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Here is Factory Service Manual procedures
Click Attachment below

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NOTE: Step numbers below refer to numbers used in the illustrations.

REMOVAL

1.Remove the charge air cooler.
2.Remove the grille.
3.Release the engine oil cooler (as equipped) and hang it up in such a way that the hoses are not damaged.
4.Remove the condenser from the radiator.
5.Disconnect and remove the battery.
•Remove the battery shelf.
6.Open the drain plug and drain the coolant.
•Remove the lid on the expansion tank to speed up the draining.
7.Remove the bypass hose together with the intake hose.
8.Undo the upper radiator hoses from the radiator.
9.Separate the radiator fan's electrical connections.
10.Release the servo pump's oil pipe and the clips for the radiator's breather hose from the radiator crossmember and turn the oil pipe to one side.
11.Remove the 2 screws securing the radiator fan cover and lift it in.
12.On models with automatic transmission, remove the gearbox's oil pipes by the oil cooler, remove the screw which holds the pipes to the radiator and plug the connections.
13.On all models, remove the lower radiator hose from the radiator, remove the clamps which hold the radiator to the radiator crossmember and pull up the radiator from the rubber securing points so that the clips for the cable can be undone.
14.Lift out the radiator.

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Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 5 months ago.

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Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 5 months ago.

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