Fit the projections [A] of the screen in the holes [B] of the
Torque - Water Hose Clamp Screws: 1.5 N·m (0.15 kgf·m,
Radiator Mounting Bolts: 9.8 N·m (1.0 kgf·m, 87
Radiator Screen Bolts: 9.8 N·m (1.0 kgf·m, 87 in·lb)
Route the water and overflow hoses correctly (see Cable,
Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter).
Fill the cooling system with a permanent type coolant.
Install the removed parts (see appropriate chapter).
Check the radiator core.
If there are obstructions to air flow, remove them.
If the corrugated fins are deformed, carefully straighten
them with the thin blade of a screwdriver [A].
Do not tear the radiator tubes while straightening
If the air passages of the radiator core are blocked more
than 20% by unremovable obstructions or irreparably de-
formed fins, replace the radiator with a new one.
When cleaning the radiator with steam cleaner, be
careful of the following to prevent radiator damage.
Keep the steam gun [A] away more than 0.5 m (1.64
ft) [B] from the radiator core. Hold the steam gun
perpendicular to the core surface. Run the steam
gun following the core fin direction [C].
Radiator Cap Inspection
Check the condition of the valve spring [B], and the top
and bottom valve seals [A] of the radiator cap.
If any one of them shows visible damage, replace the cap.
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