Vehicle coolant system --what you need to know before it gets $$$

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Hoses that feel soft or crack when slightly squeezed. .indicate time for replacement.

Hoses that feel soft or crack when slightly squeezed.indicate time for replacement.

Someone tried to JB Weld this leaking tank instead of replacing the whole defective radiator...ended up failing and costing vehicle owner a $5800 engine replacement..dont be that person...replace radiator to correct.

Someone tried to JB Weld this leaking tank instead of replacing the whole defective radiator...ended up failing and costing vehicle owner a $5800 engine replacement..dont be that person...replace radiator to correct.

When your mechanic states your coolant system is leaking & you dont see a drop on the ground...this pic shows seeping that is a nightmare waiting to happen. Always ask to see the "leak" w in doubt...these type of failures can cause major damage...dont wait for it to leak on the ground...may be too late by that point and cause serious $$$ and damage to engine.

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Typical coolant leak from plastic radiator tank.

Typical coolant leak from plastic radiator tank.

Radiator leaking from core & tank

Radiator leaking from core & tank

Coolant system flow

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Make sure after radiator is replaced..that these vital transmission coolant lines are not leaking..they have to be removed & re installed during radiator replacement...if they leak you may cause damage to transmission.

Make sure after radiator is replaced.that these vital transmission coolant lines are not leaking.they have to be removed & re installed during radiator replacement.if they leak you may cause damage to transmission.

Radiator hoses

Radiator hoses

If your hoses have these compression style clamps...chances are they are factory original  ( this style clamp not common outside factory assembly plant when vehicle was produced)

If your hoses have these compression style clamps.chances are they are factory original ( this style clamp not common outside factory assembly plant when vehicle was produced)

Blown radiator hose..messy. Check rubber coolant hoses every spring. Cracked bloated or soft hoses should be replaced every time

Check rubber coolant hoses every spring. Cracked bloated or soft hoses should be replaced every time

Row of aged radiators

Row of aged radiators

Nice green coolant...many different colored coolant on newer cars..you can utilize a universal coolant that covers most applications that may be yellowish in color

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Inside of radiator--lack of coolant flushes w cause excessive wear & $$ damage···TYPICALLY every 30 000 miles have it inspected...or every year before the summer heat kicks in...not an expensive service $80-$150.00

Inside of radiator--lack of coolant flushes w cause excessive wear & $$ damage···TYPICALLY every 30 000 miles have it inspected...or every year before the summer heat kicks in...not an expensive service $80-$150.00

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