How to change a 2012 Nissan altima radiator

Asked by May 18, 2015 at 10:21 PM about the 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

So I've already bought the radiator and I
can't afford the 750 to have a professional
change it. So any help would be most
appreciated it

2 Answers

585

The whole front nose piece most be removed on lots of cars to exchange radiators. Most are fastened with pop pins not a DIY job!

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B.S. remove grill and 2 x radiator support brackets and lower splash cover drain coolant remove upper & lower radiator hose undo ac condenser remove two trans cooler lines remove fan assy. 2x bolts and disconnect electrical harness pull in out from the top then pull out radiator and reverse takes 2 hours

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