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What coolant does a 2002 Chevy Blazer take?

What coolant does a 2002 Chevy Blazer take?

Antifreeze/Coolant Prestone 1 Gallon Yellow 50/50 Coolant/Antifreeze.

When do you need to replace the radiator in a Chevy truck?

If the coolant is not properly flowing and the radiator is the cause, you need to replace it. The exact process of replacing the radiator in your Chevrolet car can vary depending on the exact year of the truck. Other factors exist as well, including whether the truck has automatic transmission or not.

Why is my Chevy Blazer not doing 4WD?

While there are other possible reasons why a 4WD system would not engage such as the transfer case encoder motor and computer, the possible reasons I’ve pointed out in this video are quite common and easiest to diagnose. The 4wd vacuum actuator is one of the easiest ways to determine where the problem is on your vehicle.

How do you remove the radiator from a Chevy Silverado?

A Chevy Silverado with an automatic transmission has two coolant lines from the radiator to the the transmission you need to detach, as well as the upper and lower radiator hoses. Also remove the coolant sensor wire, if you have one. Unscrew the two bolts on top of the radiator holding it to the supports with a 10mm socket.

How do you install a new radiator in a car?

Insert the new radiator in the engine compartment and see that the lower shroud tabs engage. Connect the upper and lower radiator hoses and the transmission cooler lines (if needed). Reconnect the upper fan shroud with its screws and install the air intake duct with its clamps. Refill the radiator at its filler neck.

What’s the best way to replace a radiator?

Set the new radiator in place, and then reattach all the previously removed parts. Start with the radiator mounting bolts and finish with the radiator reservoir hose. Check that the petcock is closed and that all other valves and caps on the new radiator are shut.

Can a car jack be used to replace a radiator?

You’ll need to raise the vehicle so you can access your radiator. You can use a car jack and stands to keep the vehicle up, but remember to put a chock behind the wheels and engage the parking brake. Wait until the engine is cold before proceeding. This job can be dangerous, so be extra careful.

Is it dangerous to replace a radiator in a car?

Wait until the engine is cold before proceeding. This job can be dangerous, so be extra careful. You will encounter sharp edges and other circumstances that could cause injury. Protect yourself by wearing quality safety gloves and goggles. Be watchful of any moving items while working.

Is it safe to flush and fill a radiator?

Unless the coolant was recently replaced, we highly recommend performing a flush and fill. The old, drained coolant can become contaminated with debris or transmission fluid during the process of replacing the radiator, and its a safe bet to just flush and install new coolant. Use distilled water for mixing and adding to the cooling system.

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Ruth Doyle