Fiat Uno Manual

Radiator - removal and refitting
Cooling and heating systems / Radiator - removal and refitting


1 Drain the cooling system.

2 Disconnect the electrical leads from the radiator fan motor and thermostatic switch.

3 Disconnect the coolant hoses from the radiator (photos).

7.3A Radiator top hose
7.3A Radiator top hose

7.3B Radiator hose to thermostat housing
7.3B Radiator hose to thermostat housing

4 Release the clips from the top of the radiator and withdraw the radiator complete with fan from the engine compartment (photos).

7.4A Radiator fixing clip
7.4A Radiator fixing clip

7.4B Removing radiator/fan assembly
7.4B Removing radiator/fan assembly

5 The radiator is of combined plastic/metal construction and any repair should be left to specialists. In an emergency however, minor leaks from the radiator may be cured by using a radiator sealant with the radiator in situ.

6 Refitting is a reversal of removal. Fill the cooling system as described in Section 2.


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