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How to Replace Radiator Cooling Fan Assembly 98-02 Honda Accord

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  1. step : Testing the Fans (0:51)
    • Start the vehicle
    • Turn the A/C on
    • Both fans should run
    • If one does not run, then it should be replaced
    • If neither runs, check the relay and fuse
  2. step : Removing the Radiator Overflow Bottle (1:08)
    • Pull the radiator overflow hose out of its clip
    • Disconnect the radiator overflow hose from the radiator
    • Pull out the radiator overflow bottle
    • Disconnect the A/C fan wiring harness
  3. step : Removing the A/C Fan (2:06)
    • Pry off the A/C fan wiring clip with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the 10mm bolts from the A/C fan shroud
    • Remove the 10mm bolts from the radiator brackets
    • Slide the fan wiring in between the fan and the radiator
    • Pull the fan out past the radiator hose
  4. step : Installing the New A/C Fan (3:29)
    • Push the new fan into place using the locating tabs
    • Start the two 10mm bolts into the fan shroud
    • Move the radiator into place
    • Insert the 10mm bolts into the radiator brackets
    • Tighten the 10mm bolts into the fan shroud
    • Push the wiring back onto its clips
    • Connect the wiring harnesses
  5. step : Reinstalling the Radiator Overflow Bottle (5:44)
    • Push the radiator overflow bottle into place
    • Push the radiator overflow hose onto its clip
    • Connect the radiator overflow hose to the radiator

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Hi, I'm Mike Green. I'm one of the owners of 1A Auto. I want to help you save time and money repairing or maintaining your vehicle. I'm going to use my 20-plus years experience restoring and repairing cars and trucks like this to show you the correct way to install parts from 1AAuto.com. The right parts installed correctly: that's going to save you time and money. Thank you and enjoy the video.

In this video, we're going to show you how to take out and put back in the right hand, or passenger side, radiator fan. It's the one with a plastic shroud, for this 2000 Honda Accord. The tools you'll need are a 10mm socket and ratchet and a flat blade screwdriver.

When you turn on your vehicle's A/C, as I have here, you should see both fans go. If one of them is not working, that means that one is bad. If they are both not working then you need to check the relay or the fuse.

As we're looking at it, if you want to replace the fan on your passenger side, it's pretty simple. Actually take this hose, disconnect it, and pull your radiator overflow bottle up and out, which I'll do in a second. Disconnect your harness, which is right here. Press this tab down. Let me try a different hand here. Press the tab down. Disconnect. Pry off this wire holder and this wire holder and then remove two 10mm bolts.

Here I am pulling that radiator bottle up and out and setting it aside and now using a screwdriver to pry those wire clips out that hold the wire to the shroud, and then finally using my 10mm socket and ratchet to remove those two upper bolts. I'm going to remove the bolts that hold the radiator fold down. Those are 10mm as well. Once we do that, we'll just take our harness, slide it in front of our radiator fan so it's kind of between the fan and the radiator. Lift up on our radiator, lift up on the fan and slide the fan right out.

Obviously, for re-installation, put the fan down in, lift up on the radiator. Be careful. It will try and get caught up in the wires that you have behind it. Slide it down in there. Bring your wires up and back into the backside of it. Then the little posts down in the bottom have to go into the little holes. It's in. Now start our bolts. Take your radiator. It goes down into a single hole as well. Be sure it's started correctly. Start these bolts in. Move our harness back in. This one was unplugged. Plug this one in over here. Put our old flow bottle back in. Connect it. Put it back in.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

1998 - 2002  Honda  Accord

1998-02 Honda Accord 4Cyl Radiator Fan

1998-02 Honda Accord Passenger Side Radiator Cooling Fan Assembly DIY Solutions

This part replaces:

  • Partslink HO3115103
  • Hollander 674-58804A, 674-58804B
  • Dorman 620-227
  • TYC 600060
  • DEPO 317-55020-100
  • OE # 19020PAAA01
  • OE # 19015PAAA01
  • OE # 19030PAAA01
  • DIY Solutions HVA02070
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