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Need to know how to access & remove the cooling line bracket

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..need to know how to access & remove the cooling line bracket buried at the bottom of the driver's side of the radiator ? 03 concorde lxi 3.5
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Customer: r&r of radiator 03 concorde lxi 3.5
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chrysler
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.
This should help you identify and loosen/remove the Transmission Cooler Line Bracket Screw/s.
Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.
Here are the entire instructions,
Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.
You may have to remove the ac condenser first.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
...but how do you access #1 ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
...do i need to remove bumper, head light, or wheel well cover ? also do i need to remove trans cooling lines from cooler itself ?
Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.
Can you get your hand on it or even see it?Have you tried pulling the radiator out enough in order to reach it?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no, can't get my hands on it at all and pulling the radiator up stresses the trans cooling pipes....
Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.
Read the instructions. I don't see mentioning removing the bumper, or any of those parts you mentioned except the cooler lines.
Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.
Then remove them or disconnect them.
Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.
Did you read steps 9 and 10?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
yes and i'm right back to how to reach bracket bolt #1..and no you don't have to remove condenser...
Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.
Honestly, I cannot tell you how.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok then ~ fair enough. i'll keep digging.