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Chevrolet GMC Radiator DIY Solutions

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This replacement radiator is just what you need to get your vehicle in working order again.

Specifications:

  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control specifications
  • Engineered for optimum heat-transfer performance and fit
  • 100% tested prior to leaving factory
  • Proper fittings for transmission lines (if needed)
  • For models with: 
    • 28 1/4" x 17 1/4" Radiator core
    • with out engine oil cooler built in to radiator

This part is built to strict quality control standards. Makes a great replacement and has substantial cost savings over a dealer unit.

Transmission Cooler Note:

Some radiators are designed to be used on both automatic and manual transmission applications. These radiator may have fittings for an automatic transmission fluid cooler. However these radiators can be used on manual transmission models without issue and require no additional parts or modifications.

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Guaranteed Fit

DIY Solutions ensures its selected parts are quality-tested to guarantee fit and function.

Direct Fit Replacement

Core thickness equal to the OE part.  If radiator core is slightly thinner than the OEM, this can decrease overall performance and lifespan.

Premium Aluminum Core

Engineered for top performance.  Provides efficient cooling and heat-transfer.

100% Leak Tested

Built to strict quality control standards.

Item Condition: New

Attention California Customers:

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by our limited lifetime warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will replace the part free of charge.

Packaging:

Radiators may incur bent cooling fins or small imperfections during shipping or manufacturing. A few bent fins or small dents and scratches do not affect the fit or the function of the part. Neither our 60 Day satisfaction guarantee, nor the manufacturer's warranty, cover these types of insignificant damages.

  1. step : Accessing the Radiator (1:04)
    • Remove the seven 10mm bolts from the fan shroud.
    • Remove the four bolts securing the skid plate under the radiator.
    • Remove the two bolts from the bottom of the fan shroud. Remove the shroud.
    • Spray the fittings with penetrating oil.
    • Tuck the hoses back.
  2. step : Removing the Radiator (4:14)
    • Put a catch pan under the drain and using a screwdriver drain the fluid.
    • Remove the 10mm bolts in the radiator mounts.
    • Use pliers to push the clamp clips together and slide it back along the radiator hose.
    • Twist the radiator hose off.
    • Use the wrenches to remove the radiator lines.
    • Lift and tie up the bottom lines to avoid leaking.
    • Pull back the lower radiator hose clamp using pliers.
    • Place a catch pan underneath.
    • Pull off the low radiator hose.
    • Lift the radiator up and out.
    • Vacuum out the area the radiator was in.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Drain Pan
  • Funnel

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Anti-Freeze
  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

  • Sockets - SAE

  • 11/16 Inch Socket

  • Wrenches - SAE

  • 25/32 Wrench
  • 5/8 Inch Wrench

Customer Q&A
Ask a question to 1A Auto customers who purchased the product
Does this radiator come with a radiator cap?
Dalton J June 13, 2017
No it does not
David C June 13, 2017
No
Justin M June 13, 2017
yes, mine did
Todd M June 13, 2017
No it does not..
B O January 12, 2019
does this radiator PART #: 1ARAD00048 have a trans cooler?
Fred H November 1, 2018
Will this fit a 97 c1500 5.7 Silverado?
Joshua J December 3, 2018
This will fit as long as your vehicle is with a 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler.
Emma F December 4, 2018

Fits the following Makes:

Year Make Model Description
1988-1994Chevrolet C1500 Truck Chevrolet C1500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1999Chevrolet C1500 Truck Chevrolet C1500 Truck V8 5.0L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1994-1999Chevrolet C1500 Truck Chevrolet C1500 Truck V6 4.3L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1994Chevrolet C2500 Truck Chevrolet C2500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1998Chevrolet C2500 Truck Chevrolet C2500 Truck V8 5.0L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1994-1995Chevrolet C2500 Truck Chevrolet C2500 Truck V6 4.3L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1994Chevrolet C3500 Truck Chevrolet C3500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1994Chevrolet K1500 Truck Chevrolet K1500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1999Chevrolet K1500 Truck Chevrolet K1500 Truck V8 5.0L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1994-1998Chevrolet K1500 Truck Chevrolet K1500 Truck V6 4.3L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1994Chevrolet K2500 Truck Chevrolet K2500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1998Chevrolet K2500 Truck Chevrolet K2500 Truck V8 5.0L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1994-1995Chevrolet K2500 Truck Chevrolet K2500 Truck V6 4.3L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1994Chevrolet K3500 Truck Chevrolet K3500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1989-1991Chevrolet R3500 Truck Chevrolet R3500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1992-1995Chevrolet Suburban C1500 Chevrolet Suburban C1500 V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1992-1995Chevrolet Suburban C2500 Chevrolet Suburban C2500 V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1992-1995Chevrolet Suburban K1500 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1992-1995Chevrolet Suburban K2500 Chevrolet Suburban K2500 V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1990Chevrolet Suburban R1500 Chevrolet Suburban R1500 V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1990Chevrolet Suburban R2500 Chevrolet Suburban R2500 V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1990Chevrolet Suburban V1500 Chevrolet Suburban V1500 V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1990Chevrolet Suburban V2500 Chevrolet Suburban V2500 V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1989-1991Chevrolet V3500 Truck Chevrolet V3500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1994GMC C1500 Truck GMC C1500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1999GMC C1500 Truck GMC C1500 Truck V8 5.0L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1994-1998GMC C1500 Truck GMC C1500 Truck V6 4.3L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1994GMC C2500 Truck GMC C2500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1998GMC C2500 Truck GMC C2500 Truck V8 5.0L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1994-1995GMC C2500 Truck GMC C2500 Truck V6 4.3L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1994GMC C3500 Truck GMC C3500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1994GMC K1500 Truck GMC K1500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1999GMC K1500 Truck GMC K1500 Truck V8 5.0L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1994-1998GMC K1500 Truck GMC K1500 Truck V6 4.3L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1994GMC K2500 Truck GMC K2500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1998GMC K2500 Truck GMC K2500 Truck V8 5.0L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1994-1995GMC K2500 Truck GMC K2500 Truck V6 4.3L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1988-1994GMC K3500 Truck GMC K3500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1989GMC R2500 Truck GMC R2500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1989-1991GMC R3500 Truck GMC R3500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1992-1995GMC Suburban C1500 GMC Suburban C1500 V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1992-1995GMC Suburban C2500 GMC Suburban C2500 V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1992-1995GMC Suburban K1500 GMC Suburban K1500 V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1992-1995GMC Suburban K2500 GMC Suburban K2500 V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator
1989-1991GMC V3500 Truck GMC V3500 Truck V8 5.7L with 28 Inch Core without Engine Oil Cooler Radiator

Part Interchange

Brand Label Part Number
Chevrolet 52489379
GMC 52489379
Partslink GM3010257
Spectra Premium CU618

This item may be interchangeable with parts from other brands with the above part numbers. This information is provided only for reference and does not guarantee that the item you are purchasing is identical to parts with part numbers from the brands listed above. To confirm that this item fits your vehicle, use the above "Check Vehicle Fit" option.

Part 1ARAD00048
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