JoinedMar 28, 2010Messages33Reaction score0Points0Vehicle Year1995Make / ModelFordEngine Size2.3LTransmissionManual
Hey guys, do the efforts to do the washing up the coolant today, must know how much coolant the system + reservoir actually takes. The ahead owner look at to be running nearly straight water in the point
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and also so im going to walk ahead and flush it and also possibly run some CLR in it. Anyone acquired a radiator do the washing up brand they like?Edit: I in reality just found a lot of negative stuff about CLR and how that is an acid plus how it reacts to aluminum and also iron. Yep forget the CLR part. What ns did forget come ask yet is whereby the drainpipe plug is for the coolant?
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JoinedAug 13, 2007Messages3,127Reaction score18Points0LocationIllinoisVehicle Year1995Make / ModelFORDEngine Size4.0 OHVTransmissionAutomatic
Drain plug is at the bottom passenger side of the radiator. Ns never have actually ran a "flush" v my system. Simply undo the bottom rad hose and flush the out through a garden hose. Far better yet, acquire what"s called a flush kit made by prestone. Indict videos?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jcjwQXUiiM&feature=channelhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVWznOl-WZwThese are an excellent because they room performed on one RBV. Because that coolant, any type of old green coolant will certainly suffice. If you space mixing your own use distilled water together it has actually no minerals in it. Minerals space the adversary in the automotive cooling system and also cause the buildup. Stop using insanity water. Ns think 2 gallons will be much more than enough.

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JoinedMay 2, 2008Messages1,610Reaction score3Points0Age36LocationSo-Cal babayVehicle Year94 extdMake / ModelFordEngine Size94 2.3TransmissionManual
if it"s not overheating don"t flush it. I"ve checked out radiators acquire plugged up too plenty of times from who trying to do the washing up them. If you perform decide to flush it make certain you have sufficient money for a brand-new radiator. I"m not saying you"re deffenitely going come plug it up trying to do the washing up it, however there is a chance.
JoinedMar 28, 2010Messages33Reaction score0Points0Vehicle Year1995Make / ModelFordEngine Size2.3LTransmissionManual
I"m no sure just how flushing it would plug it? Anyways I"m worried about rust in the mechanism as that is. Does flushing not assist to remove that and accumulated crap?
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JoinedApr 22, 2008Messages1,412Reaction score29Points0Age29LocationKalispell, MontanaVehicle Year85Make / ModelFordEngine Size2.8lTransmissionManual
If you try to flush it the water or flush can break buildup lose, but force the to clear up together in bends that the rad, which will block flow. Not certainly going to happen, but it is validly possible.
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JoinedFeb 28, 2001Messages5,463Reaction score873Points113LocationDayton OregonVehicle Year1990, 1997Make / ModelFordEngine Type2.3 (4 Cylinder)Engine Size2.3 TurboTransmissionManual2WD / 4WD4WDTotal Lift6Tire Size35"
drain is top top the drivers side of a 2.3 ranger... Take it the thermostat real estate off and flush that out v your garden hose, the gunk need to come out the water pump.should take about 1.5 gallons if i remember right, ns think mine is up to around 2.5 gallons through the huge explorer radiator.

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JoinedOct 31, 2011Messages7Reaction score0Points0LocationAcworth GAVehicle Year89Make / ModelFordEngine Size2.3TransmissionManual
I usually get one gallon that 100% radiator coolant and also one gallon that distilled water and blend the to around 50/50. You finish up with 2 full gallons, have to be sufficient to fill up your system and also the overflow bottle. Inspect it after ~ a job or two of operation to check out if you must top that off.