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Is there anything you need to know before you change your radiator hose?


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2006-04-05 21:33:58
2006-04-05 21:33:58

Drain the antifreeze.


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Drain off the radiator coolant into a clean drain pan. Loosen radiator hose clamps. Remove radiator hose. Install in reverse order.

only way to change lower radiator hose is to get underneath the vehicle there is a fawcet on bottom of radiator to dump coolant, then remove hose from underneath vehicle

follow the hose from radiator to engine where it conects to engine take out the part where the hose conects to then u will see the thermostat ther with a round gasket make sure engine is cold n first drain the radiator fluid before taking anything apart.

Drain the radiator in the 1999 Blazer. Loosen the hose clamps at each end of the radiator hose. Gently twist the hose and pull the ends to break free. Replace with a new hose and clamps.

The radiator hoses are held in place with a clamp. The clamp goes around the hose and can be tighten with a screwdriver. Loosen the clamp on each end of the radiator hose to remove the hose.

The lower radiator hose is located at the bottom of the radiator.

unhook the lower radiator hose from the engine, and there it is... you just pull it out, put the new one in, hook your radiator hose back in and your done.

In most cases the lower radiator hose feeds the water pump. The upper radiator hose feeds the radiator.

follow your top radiator hose from the radiator to the end unhook the hose at the end, pull thermostat out put in the new one

No, you do not have to remove the engine to replace a radiator hose.No, you do not have to remove the engine to replace a radiator hose.

1. Open the radiator cap. 2. Disconnect the top radiator hose. 3. Run the engine for a couple of minutes with the hose off. 4. Insert tap water hose into the radiator where the top hose should be. 5. Run water into the radiator until clear water comes out of the radiator top hose. 6. Continue idling the engine, remove the tap water hose from the radiator, shut off engine as soon as the water stops coming out of the top water hose of the radiator. 7. Reconnect top water hose and fill radiator with antifreeze. Start engine and top off antifreeze.

drain the radiator down below the top hose and unhook the hose from the radiator and the engine and pull the hose off.

Look on top of the radiator and follow the hose from the radiator to the thermostat housing. Look on the bottom of the radiator and follow the hose up to bottom of the block.

The lower radiator hose supplies the water pump. The upper radiator hose supplies the radiator.

Upper is hose connected to top of radiator, lower is hose connected to bottom of radiator.

To change the thermostat on a 1973 Ford Mustang with a 302 engine, drain the radiator. Locate the thermostat under the upper hose assembly and remove the required bolts. Place the new part in position and replace the hose assembly before filling the radiator.

Begin by removing the bottom radiator hose. Allow the old coolant to drain out. Replace the hose to its original position. Fill the radiator with new coolant.

\ follow top radiator hose to engine on most cars

Drain the Cavaliers radiator. Remove the top radiator hose, and the inlet pipe. Take the thermostat out from under the inlet pipe and replace it. Reinstall the pipe and hose, then refill the radiator.

Follow the top radiator hose back to the engine. The radiator hose connects to a housing that is bolted to the intake manifold. Remove the radiator hose the remove the two bolts that hold down the housing and the thermostat is right there.

Either the radiator hose is loose where it connects to the radiator or there is either a small hole in the radiator or in the radiator hose. Try checking the hose to see if it's loose or check for small holes in the hose or radiator.

The only way to find out is to have a look it could be anything.

Remove plug or open petcock at the bottom or rear of the radiator or remove the lower radiator hose

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