Download 2019 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 radiator 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 install the radiator cap. 6. Remove the front bumper: • Wrap a shop towel around the lever. • Apply masking tape as shown.
• Remove the front grille cover. • Remove the 12 clips. • Remove the two self-tapping screws and four clips on each side. • Remove the front wheel arch protector on each side. • Remove the self-tapping screw on each side. • Release the five 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. 7. Open the positive cable cover, and disconnect the positive cable from the battery. Release the nut clip on the negative cable.