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how do you pull the radiator on a 2004 ford f-150 5.4l ???


REPAIR INFO 2004 FORD TRUCK

REPAIR INFO 2004 FORD TRUCK F150 1/2 TON P/U 2WD 5.4L EFI SOHC 8CYL REPAIR GUIDE ENGINE COOLING RADIATOR REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Lincoln Blackwood, Ford F-Series Pick-ups, Lincoln Mark LT 2001-2006
Removal & Installation
DIESEL ENGINES
GASOLINE ENGINES

Fig. Radiator mounting-2001-03 F-150 and 2004 F-150 Heritage Edition

Fig. Transmission cooler lines-2001-03 F-150 and 2004 F-150 Heritage Edition

1.Remove the fan. For additional information, refer to Engine Fan and Shroud in this section.

NOTE
To avoid disturbing the transmission oil cooler fittings, use a backup wrench.

2.On automatic transmission equipped vehicles, disconnect the transmission fluid cooler fitting.
A.Disconnect the upper transmission fluid cooler fitting.
B.Disconnect the lower transmission fluid cooler fitting.

3.Disconnect the lower radiator hose from the radiator.
4.Remove the upper radiator support bracket bolts.
5.Remove the upper radiator support brackets and the jack handle and wheel nut wrench retainers.
6.Lift the radiator off the radiator mounting insulators.
7.Remove the radiator mounting insulators.

To install:

1.Install the radiator mounting insulators.
2.Position the radiator on the radiator mounting insulators.
3.Position the upper radiator support brackets and the jack handle retainers.
4.Install the bolts.
5.Connect the lower radiator hose to the radiator.

NOTE
To avoid disturbing the transmission oil cooler fittings, use a backup wrench.

6.On automatic transmission equipped vehicles, connect the transmission fluid cooler lines. Connect the lower transmission fluid cooler line. Connect the upper transmission fluid cooler line.
7.Install the fan blade assembly.
8.Refill the engine cooling system.

1.If removing the radiator, drain the engine cooling system.
2.On vehicles with 4.6L engine, remove the air cleaner assembly.
3.On vehicles with 5.4L (3V) engine, remove the air cleaner inlet pipe and resonator.
4.Remove the pin-type retainers and the air deflector cover.
5.Detach the battery cable harness from the radiator shroud.
6.Remove the parts in the order indicated in the following illustration. For engine fan removal see Engine Fan R&I.

Fig. 1. Cooling fan assembly 2. Radiator shroud bolts 3. Radiator shroud 4. Upper radiator hose clamp 5. Upper radiator hose 6. Upper degas bottle hose clamp 7. Upper degas bottle hose 8. Lower radiator hose clamp 9. Lower radiator hose 10. Transmission cooler lines 11. Radiator support bracket bolts 12. Radiator support bracket 13. Upper radiator insulators 14. Radiator 15. Lower radiator insulators Radiator and related parts-2004 F-150 exc. Heritage Edition

7.To install, reverse the removal procedure.
8.Fill and bleed the cooling system.

Fig. 1. Upper radiator hose clamp 2. Upper radiator hose 3. Upper degas bottle (coolant reservoir) hose clamp 4. Upper degas bottle (coolant reservoir) hose 5. Lower radiator hose clamp 6. Lower radiator hose 4.6L (2V) and 5.4L (3V) 7. Lower radiator hose 4.2L 8. Transmission cooler tubes 9. Radiator support bracket bolts 10. Radiator support bracket 11. Upper radiator insulators 12. Radiator 13. Lower radiator insulators Radiator and related parts-2005-06 F-150 and Mark LT

1.Drain the engine cooling system.
2.Remove the cooling fan and shroud. For additional information, refer to Radiator Fan in this section.
3.Release the clamp and disconnect the upper radiator hose.
4.Release the clamp and disconnect the upper degas bottle (coolant reservoir) hose.
5.Release the clamp and disconnect the lower radiator hose.
6.Using the special tool, disconnect the transmission cooler tubes.

Fig. Using the special tool, disconnect the transmission cooler tubes

7.Remove the bolts, the radiator support brackets and the upper radiator insulators
8.Remove the radiator.
9.Remove the lower radiator insulators.
10.To install, reverse the removal procedure. Tighten the radiator support brackets to 30 Nm (22 ft. lbs.).

1.Drain the cooling system.
2.Remove the transmission oil cooler tubes from the radiator.
3.Remove the fan blade, clutch and shroud. For additional information, refer to Engine Fan and Shroud in this section.
4.Raise the vehicle.
5.Remove the degas drain hose and the lower radiator hose from the radiator.
6.Lower the vehicle.
7.Remove the upper hose from the radiator.
8.Remove the plastic pin-type retainers and position the radiator sight shield out of the way.
9.Remove the bolts and the right upper radiator support.

Fig. Left side radiator support

Fig. Right side radiator support

10.Remove the insulator.
11.Remove the vent hose from the radiator.
12.Remove the bolts and the left side radiator support.
13.Remove the insulator.
14.Remove the radiator and the lower insulators from the radiator or frame extension.
15.To install, reverse the removal procedure. See the accompanying illustrations for tightening values.


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