One flushes a radiator by draining the radiator, rincing the radiator, and then by adding a new coolant. One should remember that the drained coolant is toxic.
The thermostat on a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.2L is replaced by draining the coolant and disconnecting the radiator hose. The housing is then unbolted, the thermostat removed, and a new unit put in its place.
In the top of the radiator but be sure you've put all the pipes back on
ITS GOT A COOLANT DRAIN PLUG ON THE BOTTOM OF THE RADIATOR HOUSING
You would remove it from underneath. There is a cross member which holds the bottom of the radiator and you remove this, after unhooking all the lines (trans coolant and engine coolant) and draining the radiator.
The radiator on a 1995 Saturn is flushed by draining the coolant, refilling the engine with water, and adding a flush. It is allowed to circulate and drain before refilling with coolant.
coolant draining back into resivoir or possible air pocket
If your 1998 Jeep Cherokee is leaking coolant, it might be a seal but it is more likely that it is a hose. This might also be a radiator leak, a loose hose clamp, or the freeze plugs in the radiator.
The pressure cap is on the coolant bottle. The bottle is mounted to the firewall. You add coolant there.
through the overflow bottle
The radiator on a 1997 Mercury Mountaineer is removed by draining the coolant, disconnecting the radiator hoses, and unbolting the shroud. The retaining bolts are then removed and the radiator is lifted from the vehicle.
I assume you want to change out the water pump and would like to know if you can do it without draining the radiator. You will lose approximately all the coolant in the radiator reservoir when you remove the radiator hose from the water pump. If the coolant is in good, clean condition, it might be wise to drain the radiator into a container and re-use the coolant.
It's on the side of the Radiator, behind the grill on the passenger side.
The engine computer uses the signal from the coolant temperature sensor to decide when to activate the radiator fan relay.
on a 1999 jeep grand cherokee where is the coolant fan relay
Low coolant? Cooling/clutch fan not working? Water pump not circulating coolant? Radiator plugged or restricted? Defective radiator cap?
Virtually all automobiles have a drain plus (petcock) on the bottom of the radiator for the purpose of draining coolant. Your car should have that on the inside of the radiator, on the botom, on the driver side of the car.
The radiator on a 2002 Toyota Sequoia can be removed and replaced by first draining the coolant. The cooling hoses can then be disconnected, the retaining bolts removed, and the radiator pulled from the vehicle.
Removing a radiator from a Ford Crown Victoria requires draining the coolant, removing the larger coolant-to-transmission lines and separating it from the air conditioning condenser. The last step requires removing its stand-alone brackets, after which the radiator will easily slide out.
When you add engine coolant to a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee because the low coolant indicator has come on, you should add to the reserve tank and the radiator if they are low. Sometimes, just the reserve tank needs filled.
* With the engine cold remove the radiator cap * Move a large container under to catch the coolant as you drain it * Drain the radiator by opening the drain plug at the bottom on the left side
if there is coolant already in the lines, block and radiator then you can safely top-up, but if you are replacing fluid, say after a leak then you should mix it 50/50 with water. Good luck Badgirl.
The radiator on a 1999 Mercury Cougar is flushed by draining the radiator, filling it with water, and adding a commercially available radiator flush. The engine is allowed to circulate for 10 minutes, drained, flushed with fresh water, and refilled with coolant.
If your coolant is brown, this means it has LOTS of rust in it. If this is the case, then you need to flush your cooling system and refill it with fresh coolant. Be sure to drain your engine block as well as your radiator, as MANY people neglect to do this. Without draining your engine block, you are basically just changing half your coolant.
take the front grill off. the petcock is on the side of the radiator, passenger side.