1997 Buick Skylark Q&A

1997 Buick Skylark Question: how to replace the radiator

i wrecked and cracked my radiator and now need to replace it if you could tell me what all needs taken apart or have a step by step pictorial or anything please send it thank you -
Answer 1
Disconnect the engine strut brace at the radiator, loosen the engine side bolt and swing aside, if equipped. Matchmark and remove the hood latch from the radiator support. Detach the upper hose and coolant reserve tank hose from the radiator. Disconnect the forward light harness and fan wiring. Remove the electric cooling fan. On some models this may not be able to be removed unless the front end of the vehicle is raised and supported. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Remove the engine cooling fan if not yet done. If equipped, remove the splash panel below the radiator outlet hose. Detach the lower hose from the radiator. If equipped, disconnect and plug the lower oil cooler line. Carefully lower the vehicle. If equipped with air conditioning, remove the radiator to condenser bolts. Unbolt the refrigerant line clamp. Do not disconnect the lines. Remove the mounting bolts and clamp, then the shroud (if equipped) and carefully lift the radiator out of the engine compartment -
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