Is there anything you need to know before you change your radiator hose?
Drain the antifreeze.
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…
Where do you connect the thin bottom hose from the coolant reservoir on a 1992 Mercury Capri not the one that connects to the top of the radiator?
Quite easy. All you have to do is drain the radiator, unscrew the hose clamps, pop off the old hose, and install the new one. I'd recommend you buy new hose clamps when you replace the radiator hose. Feel free to contact me if you need more in-depth info on this or any other Blazer-related matter. The email address is in my bio page.
Theres a hose on the bottom of the radiator and it wont come off. I have to take the hose off and put it on the new radiator. Any suggestions? Grip the hose where it fits over the rad pipe with a channel-lock wrench and gently twist it back and forward. -NOT too hard, just enough to loosen the rust.