If you like to tinker with your car or truck and handle minor maintenances yourself, here is how to flush a radiator. When you do these things yourself you’ll take a chance that you’ll miss a vital step or damage something, but on the bright side, it is fun to work on your own car a little bit.
How to Flush a Radiator
Learning how to flush a radiator isn’t as simple as you might think. Logically, you’d think you just stick a hose in it and turn it on to flush out the old then fill it with the new. No, it is not that easy. Radiator fluid is something that needs to be recycled, as well. You should not let it get on the ground.
This Youtube video is very helpful. He takes you step by step, showing you everything you need to do to properly flush out your radiator and refill it. You’ll notice it is not a quick maintenance. You’re going to need to stay close to home for many hours to get this done. Part of the reason is that you’ll need to let your car cool down before you can continue.
Have a Mechanic Flush the Radiator
Flushing the radiator in your car or truck is very time consuming, plus it is expensive to buy the fluids needed to get the job done right. And then in the end, you’ll need to pay to recycle the old fluid. Instead of figuring out how to flush a radiator, you might want to just have your mechanic do it. The price is really pretty low for this service and your mechanic will be able to check your system to make sure everything is running properly. These are things you wouldn’t know when you saw them. Give A1 Performance Auto Repair a call for an appointment to have your radiator flushed.