Home Auto Repair 2013 Honda Insight Engine Block Heater Installation Instructions

2013 Honda Insight Engine Block Heater Installation Instructions

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Download Installation 1. Allow the engine and all cooling system components to cool down. 2. Raise the vehicle off the ground. 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. 4. Attach masking tape to the front bumper, headlights, and front fenders as shown. 5. Remove the front grille cover (seven clips). 6. Remove the front bumper. • Remove two self-tapping screws, four screws, two short clips, and four long clips from the front bumper. • Release four retaining tabs on each side of the front bumper. • Release four retaining tabs on each side of the front bumper. 7. Remove the right splash guard (four clips and four self-tapping screws). 8. 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; it will be used if the block heater is removed. 9. Install the engine block heater and aluminum washer into the engine block with a 24 mm socket and torque wrench. Torque the engine block heater to 60 N·m (6 kgf·m, 44 lbf·ft). 10. Secure the engine block heater bracket to the engine with one 6 x 12 mm washer-bolt. 11. Measure and mark the heater harness at the point shown. Install a wire tie with clip to the heater harness at each of the measurements shown. 12. Plug the connector end of the heater harness into the engine block heater.