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Once the radiator is drained, remove the hoses to the radiator and the reservoir. If there is a metal line running from the radiator to the transmission, disconnect this as well. Remove all electrical wiring harness connections and the air conditioner condenser, then remove the bolts from the mounting brackets and lift the radiator from the car.
Open the radiator bleed nipple and loosen the connection between the radiator and the valve allowing water to feed into the bowl. Lift your radiator and remove any remaining water from the radiator. Remove the valve connectors and clean them. Wrap the valve connectors with PTFE tape around 17 times.
Screw the adapters into the new radiator. Remove and Refit Blanking Plugs. Use a bleeding key to undo the bleed valve at the top of the old radiator, then use a radiator spanner to undo both blanking plugs. Again, clean the threads with wire wool and wrap with PTFE tape, before screwing them into the new radiator.
Changing the radiator isn’t as difficult as you might think if you know how to cheat. The method you will learn here is the quickest and most convenient way that does not impact the rest of the central heating system. Of course, the fault might not lie with the radiator. If you suspect a breakdown, you could always ask the opinion of an expert.
How to Replace a Car Radiator. The radiator is a main part of the cooling system. Coolant flows through the tubes inside the radiator, which are surrounded by fins that direct airflow. When the vehicle is moving down the road, air flows through these fins and cools the coolant. The lower temperature coolant is then sent back to the engine.
Replace the thermostat when changing a radiator. Flush the cooling system and install new coolant to protect gaskets and internal engine parts. Replace upper and lower radiator hoses. Inspect the cooling fan operation. Inspect and remove debris such as plastic bags in front of the front grill area.
Leaking Radiator? Learn how to replace a radiator in your car or truck. Radiator replacement is easy and I show you how to replace your radiator hoses, thermostat, water pump and coolant.
How to remove and replace your radiator. By simply turning down your room thermostat by one degree could reduce your heating bills by about £85 a year. Fitting a room thermostat alongside thermostatic radiator valves could reduce your heating bills by between £80 and £165 per year. Source: Energy Saving Trust, checked 2015.