Download 2018 Honda HR-V Engine Block Heater Installation Instructions – 1. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery. 2. Allow the engine and all cooling system components to cool down. 3. Place the vehicle on a hoist and raise the vehicle off the ground. 4. Place a clean drain pan under the radiator drain plug, then remove the drain plug from the bottom of the radiator to drain the coolant. Remove the radiator cap to increase the flow. 5. Drain the coolant completely, then reinstall the radiator cap. 6.
Remove the front bumper: • Wrap a shop towel around the lever. • Attach tape to the areas shown on each side. • Remove the grille cover. • Remove the 12 clips. • Remove the four clips and two self-tapping screws on each side. • Remove the front wheel arch protector on each side. • Remove one self-tapping screw on each side. • Release the four retaining tabs on each side. • With the help of an assistant, remove the front bumper and unplug the vehicle connectors, if equipped. Place the front bumper on the blanket to prevent damage.