Download 2019 Acura TLX 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. Remove the cover. 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. 4. Drain the coolant completely, then reinstall the radiator cap. 5. Apply masking tape to the front bumper, headlights and front fenders as shown.
6. Remove the air intake tube. 7. Remove the front grille cover. 8. Remove the two bolts and three clips from the front grille. 9. Remove the left strake from the front bumper and air dam. 10. Repeat the procedure to remove the right strake. 11. Remove the front bumper: • Remove the two long self-tapping screws, four short self-tapping screws, four clips, and six bolts. • Release the five retaining tabs on each side. • Release the two retaining tabs on each side. • With the help of an assistant, remove the front bumper. • Unplug the vehicle connectors and remove the clip if equipped. • Place the front bumper on a blanket.