Home Auto Repair 2011 Honda Civic Hybrid Engine Block Heater Installation

2011 Honda Civic Hybrid Engine Block Heater Installation


Download Installation 1. Turn on the wiper switch, and move the wiper arms to the vertical position, then turn off the ignition. 2. Disconnect the negative (-) cable from the battery, then open the positive cable cover and disconnect the positive (+) battery cable from the battery. Loosen the two battery holder nuts, and remove the battery holder. Then remove the battery upper cover, battery, and battery under cover. 3. Allow the engine and all cooling system components to cool down. 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. NOTICE : Radiator coolant will damage paint. Quickly rinse any spilled coolant from painted surfaces. 5. Remove the cowl cover: • Remove the hood rear seal. • Disconnect the washer hose, and remove the three clips. • Remove the cowl cover (six clips and six hooks). 6. Remove the cowl (nine bolts). 7. Remove the engine cover (four pins). 8. Using a tape measure and a white marker, mark the heater harness at locations A, B, and C using the measurements shown. Attach one wire tie with clip to the heater harness at point B. If the vehicle is equipped with fog lights, attach an additional wire tie with clip at point C. 9. Locate and remove the engine block drain bolt and washer. Any 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.)