Oil Cooler



Do not remove the filler cap when the engine is hot. The cooling system is under pressure and hot coolant and steam may escape causing severe burns. Allow engine to cool before servicing the cooling system.

1. Allow cooling system to cool.

2. Remove right side cover and maxi-fuse. See 8.5 MAXI-FUSE.


To protect against shock and accident start-up of vehicle, disconnect the negative battery cable before proceeding. Inadequate safety precautions could result in death or serious injury.

3. Remove negative battery cable.

4. Remove the radiator/oil cooler assembly. See 6.8 RADIATOR/OIL COOLER.

5. See Figure 6-20. With assembly on bench and holding a cup under each line, loosen two sleeves (18) that connect oil pipes (16, 19) to oil cooler (17).

6. If replacing oil pipes:

a. Remove oil line bracket fastener (13) and bracket (12) with spacers (5) bushings (6), grommets (8) and washers (9).

b. Cut cable wraps (3) to drain hose and oil lines.

c. Remove drain hose (4) and oil cooler outlet and inlet pipes (16, 19).

7. Cut cable wrap (3) holding expansion bottle drain hose to oil cooler.

8. Remove fasteners (15) holding oil cooler (17) to engine coolant radiator (20). Remove oil cooler.

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