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Old 02-08-2015, 04:46 PM   #1
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help with radiator replacement

I'm a relatively inexperienced diy'er and have just started a radiator replacement. I've read that you need to remove the intercooler, oil cooler and condenser to get the radiator out. So far i've got the intercooler and oil cooler out but have a question on the condenser. to get the condenser out do i need to depressurize the ac lines first? If i need to remove the condenser, does this mean i also have to evac the whole ac system and add refrigerant again? Thanks in advance.

car is a 99 saab 9-3 btw
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Old 02-09-2015, 05:04 AM   #2
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It's been a long time for me, but I don't think you need to disconnect/depressurize it. I think you can get away with just un-mounting it and moving it aside.

same with the oil cooler.
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