Cooling insulators upper and lower 2004 eclipse

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mitsubishi

#1

how do I get out the lower cooling insulators on my 2004 eclipse


#2

Please define “cooling insulator”…


#3

the insulators are the rubber bushings on the top and botom of the radiator


#4

I do not know specifically about your car but normally these are mounted in small brackets that simply bolt on. You may need to remove a plastic shield to do this. If the insulators are mounted in the upper tie bar then most likely the tie bar bolts in also.


#5

for the top yes but the bottoms look like the radiator has to be lifted up …is there enough room to do that ?


#6

Why do you feel they need replacing? Those parts are usually “life of the car”


#7

I am getting an aweful squeak from the front end and when I move the radiator it seems to be coming from there. I also see that the rubber in the bushings looks old and cracked and there is a lot of play in it. I tried an experiment where I taped the head of the metal that goes into the bushing and it made the squeaking much better