Re: Anti freeze renewal help
"pottsy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Turn your heater setting to hot. Take the cap off the reservoir tank,
> take off the bottom radiator hose at one end, the radiator tanks are
> only plastic so be careful, they break easily if they're a few years
> old so try and remove the hose from the engine end.
> Let it drain, (usually over your feet) Replace the hose and refill
> with water and a cooling system flush. Yep, it does fill thru' the
> reservoir tank.
> Run it up 'till warm and drain again. (or as advised on the flush
> you're using)
> Put in your anti-freeze, a couple of litres should be enough depending
> on where you are, and top up with water. Run the engine for a few
> minutes and top up as required then replace the reservoir cap and run
> until warm. Make sure your heater gives you warm air. Check the bottom
> hose for leaks (keep your fingers out of the radiator fan!)
> Let it cool and check the reservoir level.
Heh... yet again, misread reservoir for overflow/degas bottle.
IF it's pressurized, you fill from there, if not pressurized in normal
running circumstances, it's 'topping off' only.
Yeh, I'm a Krusty old Geezer, putting up with my 'smartass' is the price
you pay..DEAL with it!