Download 2019 Acura RDX 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. Wrap a shop towel around the hood latch. 4. Remove the front bulkhead cover. • Remove the two self-tapping screws (long), two self-tapping screws, six clips (long), six clips, four clips (short), five bolts (short), and two bolts (long) as shown. • With the help of an assistant, release the six 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 a blanket. 6. Remove the left headlight, and unplug the vehicle connectors. 7. Remove the engine under cover. 8. Place a clean drain pan under the radiator drain plug, then remove the radiator drain plug from the bottom of the radiator to drain the coolant. Remove the radiator cap to increase the flow. 9. Drain the coolant completely, then install the radiator cap. 10. Remove the air intake duct and air intake tube. 11. Remove the vehicle bracket.