Home Auto Repair 2007 Honda Civic DX/LX/EX Engine Block Heater Installation

2007 Honda Civic DX/LX/EX Engine Block Heater Installation


Download Installation 1. Make sure you have the anti-theft code for the radio, then write down the frequencies for the preset buttons. 2. Allow the engine and all cooling system components to cool down. 3. 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. NOTICE Radiator coolant will damage paint. Quickly rinse any spilled coolant from painted surfaces. 4. Using a tape measure, measure the heater harness and mark it at the A and B points shown. • Without fog lights, Install the wire tie with clip to the heater harness at point C. • 4-Door with fog lights, Install the wire ties with clips to the heater harness at points C and D. 5. Disconnect the negative (-) cable from the battery, then open the positive cable cover and disconnect the positive (+) battery cable from the battery. Remove the two battery holder nuts and remove the battery holder, then remove the battery upper cover, battery and battery under cover. 6. Locate and remove the engine block drain bolt and washer. Coolant remaining in the engine jackets flows out of the bolt hole when the bolt is removed. (Retain the bolt and washer in case the block heater is removed.) 7. Install the new aluminum washer and the engine block heater into the bolt hole using a 24 mm socket and a torque wrench. Torque the engine block heater to 60 N·m (44 lb-ft). 8. Plug the connector end of the heater harness into the engine block heater.