Asked in Buick Century, Radiators
When should the radiator be flushed for the first time?
The manufacturer recommends flushing the radiator every 30,000 miles. The radiator should be flushed once every two years regardless of the miles. ...
Asked in Antifreeze and Engine Coolant, Radiators
You accidentally poured motor oil in your radiator?
You need to have the radiator flushed immediately
Asked in Ford Taurus
How do flush radiator in 1999 cougar?
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 the intake manifold gasket is replaced should not the radiator be flushed along with repair cost?
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. ...
Asked in Radiators, Jeep Liberty Sport
How do you drain and fill radiator coolant in jeep liberty sport?
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. ...
Asked in Transmission Fluid, Saturn (car), Chevy Malibu
How often does a cars transmission need to be flushed?
Car transmissions should be flushed at least once every two years, that's what most car manufactures say and mechanics ...
Asked in Radiators, Ford Contour, Ford Ranger
Why a car radiator must be flushed?
"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. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
What if your antifreeze drips and it looks like rust?
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. ...
Asked in Firefighters
How often should fire hydrants be flushed?
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. ...
Why does your car overheat at idle or in slow traffic BUT NOT WHEN IM DRIVING AT NORMAL SPEEDS?
Make sure the radiator fan is operating properly. You should also check your coolant your radiator might need flushed or it may need burped ...
Asked in Ford Explorer
What is the 2002 Explorer Ford Explorer radiator capacity?
16 qts when completely flushed and drained
Asked in Radiators
How can you clean out corrosion from the radiator core?
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. ...
Asked in Pontiac Grand Prix
How do you flush the radiator in a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix?
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. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
What causes black fluid in reservoir for hydraulic clutch on 99 Honda crv?
Contaminated fluid. Should be flushed more often.
What would cause the low coolant lite on a 2000 buick century to come on if the cooling system has been flushed and the levels seem fine?
Levels are probably not fine. Check the radiator not the overfow tank for proper level. The radiator should be full to the top. ...
If radiator sealer blocked the heater core can it be unclogged?
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. ...
Asked in Chevy Monte Carlo
Why does your 2001 Monte Carlo has transmission fluid in the water?
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. ...
Asked in Jeep Cherokee Sport, Jeep Wrangler
When you flush the radiator on a Jeep Wrangler does the heater core get flushed with it?
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. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
What makes a vehicle run hot while driving over 60 miles per hour?
Could be low coolant in the radiator. Or radiator could have stuff in it and needs to be flushed. ...
Asked in Ford Windstar
When should you flush the radiator on a Ford Windstar?
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 ...