Peugeot 205 Manual
Radiator - removal and refittingCooling, heating and air conditioning systems / Radiator - removal and refitting
Note: Refer to the warnings given in Section 1 of this Chapter before proceeding.
1 Drain the cooling system, as described in Chapter 1.
2 Remove the front grille (see Chapter 11) then unbolt the engine compartment front crossmember (see illustration).
5.2 Undo the bolts (arrowed) on each side and lift off the front crossmember
3 Disconnect the top and bottom hoses from the radiator and, where applicable, disconnect and unclip the vent hose for the expansion tank (see illustration).
5.3 Expansion tank vent hose connection on the radiator
4 Disconnect the wiring from the cooling fan, the thermo-switch and, where applicable, the low level sensor. On TU series engines, remove the cooling fan relay from the clip on the top of the radiator (see illustrations).
5.4a Disconnect the thermo-switch (arrowed) . . .
5.4b . . . and low coolant level sensor wiring
5.4c On TU series engines, remove the cooling fan relay (arrowed)
5 Disconnect the top mountings, as applicable, then lift the radiator, complete with cooling fan, from the car - taking care not to damage the matrix (see illustration).
5.5 Disconnect the top mountings and lift out the radiator
The base of the radiator incorporates pins which locate in rubber mountings.
6 If necessary separate the cooling fan, with reference to Section 6.
7 Refitting is a reversal of removal; fill the cooling system as described in Chapter 1 on completion.