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Old 09-06-2005, 00:01   #1 (permalink)
I Love Edsels
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radiator flush question

I want to flush the radiator in my 97 Ranger w/ 4cyl engine
but I've never done that before.How can I be sure I don't
leave any air pockets inside after I'm done?
TIA
Tom
Seattle

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Old 09-06-2005, 07:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: radiator flush question

I Love Edsels wrote:
>
> I want to flush the radiator in my 97 Ranger w/ 4cyl engine
> but I've never done that before.How can I be sure I don't
> leave any air pockets inside after I'm done?
> TIA
> Tom
> Seattle
>


Refill the radiator with the engine running and the heater control on full hot,
to avoid air in the system. Also flush & fill the coolant recovery tank with
50/50 mix.
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Old 09-06-2005, 10:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: radiator flush question

You may also want to have the front of the vehicle up on ramps or jackstands
so air bubbles can migrate towards the upper radiator hose and radiator cap.

Also make sure the overflow tank is filled and the overflow tube to it is
clear

"Sharon K.Cooke" <scooke@cox.net> wrote in message
news:431D8718.FBD421C@cox.net...
>I Love Edsels wrote:
>>
>> I want to flush the radiator in my 97 Ranger w/ 4cyl engine
>> but I've never done that before.How can I be sure I don't
>> leave any air pockets inside after I'm done?
>> TIA
>> Tom
>> Seattle
>>

>
> Refill the radiator with the engine running and the heater control on full
> hot,
> to avoid air in the system. Also flush & fill the coolant recovery tank
> with
> 50/50 mix.



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Old 09-06-2005, 12:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: radiator flush question

On Tue, 6 Sep 2005 10:31:09 -0500, "Vito" <vitointn@charter.net>
wrote:

>You may also want to have the front of the vehicle up on ramps or jackstands
>so air bubbles can migrate towards the upper radiator hose and radiator cap.
>
>Also make sure the overflow tank is filled and the overflow tube to it is
>clear
>
>"Sharon K.Cooke" <scooke@cox.net> wrote in message
>news:431D8718.FBD421C@cox.net...
>>I Love Edsels wrote:
>>>
>>> I want to flush the radiator in my 97 Ranger w/ 4cyl engine
>>> but I've never done that before.How can I be sure I don't
>>> leave any air pockets inside after I'm done?
>>> TIA
>>> Tom
>>> Seattle
>>>

>>
>> Refill the radiator with the engine running and the heater control on full
>> hot,
>> to avoid air in the system. Also flush & fill the coolant recovery tank
>> with
>> 50/50 mix.

>


thanks for the info


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Old 09-06-2005, 19:01   #5 (permalink)
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Re: radiator flush question

On Tue, 06 Sep 2005 17:04:12 GMT, I Love Edsels <henry@ford.com>
wrote:

>On Tue, 6 Sep 2005 10:31:09 -0500, "Vito" <vitointn@charter.net>
>wrote:
>
>>You may also want to have the front of the vehicle up on ramps or jackstands
>>so air bubbles can migrate towards the upper radiator hose and radiator cap.
>>
>>Also make sure the overflow tank is filled and the overflow tube to it is
>>clear
>>
>>"Sharon K.Cooke" <scooke@cox.net> wrote in message
>>news:431D8718.FBD421C@cox.net...
>>>I Love Edsels wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I want to flush the radiator in my 97 Ranger w/ 4cyl engine
>>>> but I've never done that before.How can I be sure I don't
>>>> leave any air pockets inside after I'm done?
>>>> TIA
>>>> Tom
>>>> Seattle
>>>>
>>>
>>> Refill the radiator with the engine running and the heater control on full
>>> hot,
>>> to avoid air in the system. Also flush & fill the coolant recovery tank
>>> with
>>> 50/50 mix.

>>

>
>thanks for the info
>

lmfao
use the proper tool
a vacume filler
you retard

h
u
r
c
a
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Old 09-07-2005, 10:01   #6 (permalink)
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Re: radiator flush question

On Tue, 06 Sep 2005 18:17:56 -0600, fordman3@hotmail.com wrote:

>On Tue, 06 Sep 2005 17:04:12 GMT, I Love Edsels <henry@ford.com>
>wrote:
>
>>On Tue, 6 Sep 2005 10:31:09 -0500, "Vito" <vitointn@charter.net>
>>wrote:
>>
>>>You may also want to have the front of the vehicle up on ramps or jackstands
>>>so air bubbles can migrate towards the upper radiator hose and radiator cap.
>>>
>>>Also make sure the overflow tank is filled and the overflow tube to it is
>>>clear
>>>
>>>"Sharon K.Cooke" <scooke@cox.net> wrote in message
>>>news:431D8718.FBD421C@cox.net...
>>>>I Love Edsels wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> I want to flush the radiator in my 97 Ranger w/ 4cyl engine
>>>>> but I've never done that before.How can I be sure I don't
>>>>> leave any air pockets inside after I'm done?
>>>>> TIA
>>>>> Tom
>>>>> Seattle
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Refill the radiator with the engine running and the heater control on full
>>>> hot,
>>>> to avoid air in the system. Also flush & fill the coolant recovery tank
>>>> with
>>>> 50/50 mix.
>>>

>>
>>thanks for the info
>>

>lmfao
>use the proper tool
>a vacume filler
>you retard
>
>h
>u
>r
>c
>a
>s
>t




hey, **** - where have you been?
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