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How do I replace the Radiator in a 2006 Mercury Mountaineer V6


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Radiator

Special Tool(s)

Removal and Installation

With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
Drain the cooling system.
Remove the coolant expansion tank.

Remove the bolt and position the power steering fluid reservoir aside.
To install, tighten to 10 Nm (89 inch lbs.) .
Release the clamp and disconnect the upper radiator hose.
Release the clamp and disconnect the lower radiator hose.
Detach the lower radiator hose retainer from the lower fan shroud.
Detach the transmission cooler hose retainer from the RH radiator support bracket.
Remove the 4 lower radiator air deflector push pins.

Remove the latch assemblies from the transmission cooler tubes.

Using the special tool, disconnect the transmission cooler tubes.
Remove the upper fan shroud bolts, then unclip the upper fan shroud from the lower fan shroud and remove the upper fan shroud.
To install, tighten to 7 Nm (62 inch lbs.) .
Disconnect the fan clutch electrical connector.
Remove the fan clutch wiring harness bracket bolt.
To install, tighten to 10 Nm (89 inch lbs.) .

NOTE: 4.6L (3V) engine shown, 4.0L SOHC engine similar. Using the special tools, remove the cooling fan.
To install, tighten to 55 Nm (41 ft. lbs.) .
Remove the bolts and the lower fan shroud.

NOTE: 4.6L (3V) engine shown, 4.0L SOHC similar. Detach the A/C tube from the retainer.
Remove the radiator support bracket-to-body bolts.
To install, tighten to 12 Nm (9 ft. lbs.) .
Remove the radiator top seal.
NOTE: Do not remove the A/C condenser seals. Deflect the A/C condenser seals and remove the A/C condenser-to-radiator support bracket bolts.
Position the A/C condenser aside.
To install, tighten to 12 Nm (9 ft. lbs.) .
Remove the radiator and the radiator support brackets as an assembly.
Remove the bolts and separate the radiator support brackets and the radiator.
To install, tighten to 12 Nm (9 ft. lbs.) .
To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Thanks; This information

Thanks; This information should prove very helpful. Now all i need is to find out what special tools i'm going to need

1-fan clutch wrench, 1-water

1-fan clutch wrench, 1-water pump pulley holding wrench, transmission line disconnect tool. you may be able to rent these tools at advanced auto.

Thanks again; You've been

Thanks again; You've been extremely helpful. You also saved me a nicpiece of change

your welcome, glad i could

your welcome, glad i could help.


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