When you open your Toyota Previa door after driving you can smell something that might be radiator related?
To flush a Toyota Previa radiator, first drain the antifreeze in the radiator into a bucket. This is done by turning the valve at the bottom of the radiator. Close the valve and add a radiator flush product purchased at an automotive parts store. Follow the directions on the bottle of flush. This usually means running the vehicle for a certain amount of time and then draining the radiator again.
Your Toyota Previa 2.4 still overheats thermostat changed radiator ok water pump replaced what could be wrong?
-There is no 2000 previa you must mean a 2000 sienna! The last year of previa was 1997 -Yes in North America, the last Previa model was in the year 1997 and it was succeeded by Sienna but aside from NA, the Previa is still in production (NZ-Previa, OZ-Tarago, Japan-Estima)- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyota_Previa I own a 2000 previa model here in NZ.
Raise the hood, remove the inlet shroud to the blower housing, then remove the top half of the radiator fan shroud. Next start removing the screws that hold a protective cover that is below the blower motor. There are 4 screws and one bolt that secure this. Let this cover drop down and then the blower resistor can be seen behind the blower motor. Remove the electrical connection plug and then the two screws that…
Jack location for Toyota Previa Toyota Previa jack and tire iron are located under front passenger seat. Access from front on door side. It is held down with a butterfly screw and/or rubber retaining band. Easy to get out.this is on most united state previa,most European made previa the jack are locate under the driver seat.
You will need to drive your front wheels up onto a stand to make the water pump accesible. Follow the large hose from the bottom of the radiator which goes to into the thermostat. The thermostat is connected to the water pump. You will have to remove the oil filter housing (3bolts) in order to get the water pump off. (watchout for the hot fluids....drain the radiator first.