Select cars to narrow search
dont search for 599cc fortwo modsdont search for 698cc fortwo modsdont search for 999cc fortwo modsdont search for roadster modsdont search for 453 smart modsdont search for forfour mods

Engine guides and mods

452 Roadster Engine Removal

Modification Details




452 Roadster Engine Removal

Step 0: Disconnect the battery earth connection.

Look at the engine, just above the oil filter. You'll see the coolant drain plug.



Use a 6mm allen key to open it a couple of turns. I recommend putting some hose over it to guide the coolant.



This will stop it making a mess and unnecessarily soaking your driveshaft.



Once you hose is in position, open the coolant tank reservoir cap. The coolant will flow from the car.



Whilst it's doing that, remove the oil. If you have fitted a sump with a drain plug, open it and catch the oil.



If your car has the standard sump, suck the oil out with a Manual oil removal pump.



Disconnect both of the ECU wiring connectors from the ECU.



Jack up the car, remove the wheel and the nearside wheelarch liner to gain access to the brake lines.



Pull out the retaining clips that hold the brake lines to the bracket.



Then use a 17mm and an 11mm spanner to undo the pipes.

Stop them dripping by blocking them with something or using pipe clamps.



Follow the hoses as the run behind the sill. You'll see a plastic clamp. Remove the 10mm nut and open the clamp.
Disconnect both of the off-white connectors just behind it. These are for the wheel rotation sensors.



On the engine cradle just above the brake lines, you'll see a connector. Disconnect it.
Replace the road wheel that you removed for access.

Attention

The rest of the information held in this guide is locked to members of Evilution only, you can login below or click this link to find out more.

Enter your login credentials here

Email:
Password:



Click if Info Helpful

Contact us about mod
Cookies
Terms and Conditions
Site Disclaimer

© Copyright 2013, all rights reserved.