Step 1: Disconnect the coolant overflow hose from the radiator.
Step 2: Disconnect the cooling fan's wiring harness.
Step 3: Pull the wiring bundle that runs along the top of the radiator free of the small plastic clips that hold it to the radiator.
Step 4: Loosen and remove the two 10mm mounting bolts that secure the cooling fan to the radiator.
Step 5: Lift and remove the coolant overflow reservoir.
Step 6: Loosen and remove the 10mm bolts (2) that secure the radiator to the vehicle frame.
This step frees up some space for us to remove the fan assembly!
Step 7: You can now lift and remove the cooling fan assembly.
This may take a bit of maneuvering, as there isn't much space.
Step 8: Mount the new cooling fan assembly by tightening the two 10mm mounting bolts.
NOTE: Use the small tabs at the bottom of the assembly to ensure proper placement and installation.
Step 9: Tighten the radiator's 10mm mounting bolts (2).
Step 10: Secure the coolant overflow reservoir, and reattach the small hose to the radiator.
Step 11: Connect the cooling fan's wiring harness.
Step 12: Reattach the wiring bundle clips that secure the wiring to the radiator.
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These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to
02 2002, 01 2001, 00 2000, 99 1999, 98 1998 Honda Accord Radiator Cooling Fan Replacement Instructions