The manufacturer recommends flushing the radiator every 30,000 miles. The radiator should be flushed once every two years regardless of the miles.
you need to have it flushed
You need to have the radiator flushed immediately
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.
The radiator on a 98 Buick Century is flushed by turning the petcock to drain the coolant. Water is then flushed through the system until all contaminants are removed.
Sediment blockage. You need to have your radiator power flushed to get all the build-up out.
YEs it should!! the tech is trained to accomplish all that > when a car comes in they cannot let the car leave if there is still something wrong like the radiator not being flushed after changing the manifold gasket, your tech was probably hoping that you would pay the extra cost.
The radiator drain plug should be located on the bottom of the radiator on the passenger side. Open that, let the old coolant flow into a drain pan, replace the drain plug once the coolant is out and the radiator is flushed, then fill it up through the radiator cap.
Yes it should be!
"Flushing" a radiator is recommended when the coolant has passed its recommended service life or has been mixed with other fluids. Most manufacturers have outlined in the owners manual when it should done as maintenance.
Car transmissions should be flushed at least once every two years, that's what most car manufactures say and mechanics
then you should have your radiator flushed because you have rust in it. FYI: antifreeze can strip the paint off of your it you spill it. Also, you may need to replace your radiator if the antifreeze is leaking, it may be through a rusted/corroded portion of the radiator.
Fire hydrants should be flushed prior to every use, before the hose is connected. Most municipalities have a maintenance program in effect, whereby each fire hydrant is inspected, flushed, greased, and winterized(in cold climate areas) annually.
Make sure the radiator fan is operating properly. You should also check your coolant your radiator might need flushed or it may need burped
Entire cooling system should be flushed to remove dirt, scale, rust and sediment buildup which will corrode and clog/ruin your engine/cooling system
16 qts when completely flushed and drained
The radiator can be flushed with water running continuously. This will flush out any loose particles. The only way to completely clean the radiator is to have is professionally cleaned in a chemical bath.
The radiator on a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix is flushed by draining the coolant, filling the system with water, adding a liquid flush to the system, and running it for a few minutes. The system is then drained, flushed with fresh water, and refilled with coolant.
Contaminated fluid. Should be flushed more often.
Levels are probably not fine. Check the radiator not the overfow tank for proper level. The radiator should be full to the top.
The heater core can be flushed out and hopefully be unclogged. A water hose can be hooked to the heater core hoses, and water flushed through to clean the core out.
the tranny cooler is at the bottom of the radiator and has apparently ruptured, you will need a new radiator and get the tranny flushed and a new filter in it ASAP.
It would be best to disconnect the coolant lines and flush the core after the radiator flush. This will clear any sediment from the core.
Could be low coolant in the radiator. Or radiator could have stuff in it and needs to be flushed.
The engine coolant should be flushed at around 3-5 years - although I would not recommend the 5 years.Keep an eye on coolant reservoir in the engine compartment - if there's any sign of it getting "ugly" - brownish, discolored, yucky - have the system flushed and refreshed.See "Related Questions" below for more