Radiator Replacement

in this short video we will talk about the necessary tools for radiator replacement in preparation for the replacement we will require the following tools drink ten to capture the anti freeze from the radiator a funnel for free filling the system ratchet set and wrenches screw driver said regular and cutting pliers and quick disconnect tools before proceeding with the radiator replacement ensured that the new park matches the one found on the vehicle the position of the inlet and outlet shoes drain plug and fixtures ensured the radiator as the appropriate oil cooler please note that a vehicle equipped with a manual transmission as no oil cooler the replacement radiator may be equipped with an automatic transmission oil cooler leave the protective plugs on the oil cooler and proceed with the installation this will not influence system operation nor for the warranty to properly execute the radiator replacement you must have the manufacture technical information which can be found on the web to avoid personal injuries for burns never removed the radiator or overflow cap well the engine is still hot remove the radiator cap and open the drain plug MTV anti freeze in a suitable drain pan now it's time to disconnect the hoses from the radiator remove the upper radiator supports remove the electric cooling fan from the radiator remove for disconnect the transmission oil cooler lines it is important to notice that the oil cooler lines come in different attachments for the conventional flair type fittings to wrenches must be used to properly type in the fitting and prevent damage to the radiator the other type of attachment is a quick connect that will require special disconnect tool finally removed the radiator if the vehicle is equipped with air conditioning particular attention must be taken not to damage the condenser or bend the cooling fans that will reduce air flow across the radiator and possible increase in engine temperature before installing the new radiator inspect all possible causes of failure install the radiator making sure that it is positioned properly in the supports for alignment olds some radiators are bolted to the radiator support connect the oil cooler lines to the radiator install the electric fence and reconnect the electrical connector connect the hoses to the radiator and tightened the clamps now that the radiators install we are ready to fill up the system carefully follow the manufacturer's recommended procedures on refilling and bleeding the system after filling the radiator with proper cooling liquid start the engine and let it warm up make sure that the cooling fan will start when the engine reaches normal operating temperature leading the air out of the system is very important air bubbles left in the system can damage the engine carefully following all the steps seen in the cooling system videos will insure proper installation and operation thank you for watching these videos provided by specter premium