Asked in Radiators
Do you fill the radiator when the car is running?
first turn on the car and add the water to the radiator while the engine is running-- this allows the water pump to work and force the water to all the thirsty parts this will help the radiator and the crankcase fill much faster ...
How do you bleed air from the radiator on a 92 Cavalier?
If the water is circulating, simply fill the radiator while the car is running. If there is an air blockage, a heate hose that loops up, you can install a T fitting in it that will allow the air to escape. Usually running the car while filling will do it. ...
Asked in Dodge Caravan
How do you drain the radiator for a 1999 Dodge Sport Caravan so you can flush it?
First open up the radiator, then there's a drain plug on the bottom of the radiator. Fill with water and drain until clear. Fill it up and good to go. ...
Asked in Ford Mustang
How flush radiator 97 mustang?
Open the radiator drain and let drain into a catch basin. Run water through the radiator by filling through the radiator cap with a hose till the water coming out is clear. Fill through the overflow bottle if there is not a radiator cap present. ...
Asked in Oldsmobile Toronado, DIY Projects
How do you remove airlock after changing a water pump?
After you install your water pump, fill with radiator fluid. Then start your engine with the radiator cap off. run your engine until it warms up. You will see bubbles forming in your radiator. When the level rises and stops bubbling out, install the cap back on. Dont fill your radiator if your car is on a downhill, you will prevent air from purging out. ...
Asked in Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
Water pump is leaking - do you need to put coolant directly in the radiator or can you just fill the reservoir?
Fill both, but only remove the radiator cap when the engine has completely cooled off. Obviously have the water pump repaired as soon as possible. ...
How do you replace a thermostate on a 1998 Bonneville?
First, drain off the radiator fluid to a level below the upper radiator hose. Then disconnect the hose from the water neck on the engine block (and from the radiator if you wish). Remove the water neck, and the thermostat is right there to replace (under the water neck on the engine intake). After replacing the thermostat and bolting down the water neck, reconnect the upper radiator hose, etc, warm the car up. add radiator fluid, then be sure to loosen the...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles, DIY Projects, How To
How to Flush VW beetle radiator?
open the petcock drain. remove the radiator cap and fill the radiator with water, the fresh water will push out the old coolant and flush the system. Catch the old coolant inn a container as it is poison to animals. ...
Asked in Dodge Stratus
Why would the radiator fill tank boil on a 2004 Dodge Stratus 2.7 v6?
You need a new radiator cap, you know that silver cap where you put the water into. The spring on the one you have is no good and is letting pressure from the water lines in the motor escape into the water reservoir hence the bubbling noise. Had the same problem and thought my car was heating up, but it turned out to be just that little cap problem. ...
Asked in Radiators, Chevy S-10, Chevy Blazer S-10
How do you flush the radiator of 1999 Chevy S-10?
An easy way to flush a radiator is to remove the bottom hose from the radiator, and put a garden hose in the top fill hole, turn the water on, on the garden hose and let the water push the water out of the radiator. Do not start the truck. This is for flushing a radiator, not an engine. Dont forget to reattatch the bottom hose and refill the radiator as water will also flow out of the engine and will...