Opel Kadett E

1984-1991 of release

Repair and car operation

Opel Kadett E
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Weekly checks and service in a way
+ 3. Maintenance
+ 4. Engine
- 5. System of cooling, heating and ventilation
   5.1. Technical characteristics
   5.2. Removal and installation of hoses of system of cooling
   5.3. Removal, check and radiator installation
   5.4. Removal, check and thermostat installation
   5.5. Removal and installation of the water pump
   5.6. Check, removal and installation of the electric fan of a radiator
   + 5.7. Check, removal and installation of electric sensors of system of cooling
   5.8. Heating and ventilation system
   + 5.9. Elements of system of heating
+ 6. Fuel and exhaust systems
+ 7. Start and charging system
+ 8. Ignition system
+ 9. Coupling
+ 10. Transmissions and power shafts
+ 11. Brake system
+ 12. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric circuits

5.3. Removal, check and radiator installation



The radiator can be removed together with the radiator fan, but in connection with restriction of space it is desirable to remove the radiator fan previously.


1. Merge cooling liquid from system of cooling and remove a weight wire from the accumulator.
2. Weaken collars and remove from a radiator the top and bottom hoses, and also a hose of a broad tank.
3. Disconnect two electric wires from a temperature-sensitive element of turning on of the fan of the radiator located sideways of a radiator.
4. If the fan of a radiator is not removed yet, disconnect the electric socket close to the engine of the fan of a radiator. Release the clips, fixing burn down wires to a casing of the fan and move them aside.
5. On models with an automatic transmission disconnect and close suitable jams of a tube of the heat exchanger sideways a radiator.
6. Unscrew bolts of fastening of the radiator, located in the top corners of a radiator, and remove a radiator together with the radiator fan.


1. If the radiator acted in film in connection with capacity reduction, wash out it a water stream in two directions. Outside blow a radiator the compressed air.
2. If the radiator proceeds, do not try to make or solder a leakage place as plastic details of a radiator will be damaged. The insignificant leakage of a radiator can be eliminated with use of hermetic of a radiator.
3. Check a condition of the bottom rubber support of a radiator and, if necessary, replace them.


Installation is made in sequence, return to removal. In end fill in cooling liquid in cooling system, and on models with an automatic transmission check oil level in a transmission and, if necessary, finish it to norm.