Where is the radiator cap to drain radiator on Nissan almera 1.4 P reg?

The radiator cap is located on the top of the radiator. The Nissan Almera has a radiator located under the hood.

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Why does car gets hot?

Stuck thermostat or bad water pump or bad heater core or clogged radiator.

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If i have radiator fluid leaking inside your cab Where is it coming from?

Heater core would be the likely culprit here.

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Where is the intake on radiator to fill directly?

The year, make and model would be helpful.If the radiator doesn't have a typical radiator cap then look for a plastic reservoir mounted else where under the hood.

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Why does a car engine repeatedly need to bleed excess air from water or radiator?

It could be either the head gasket or the water pump is sucking a little air. Most likely the head gasket though. There are chemical tests to determine if carbon monoxide is getting into the coolant. If it IS, you have a bad headgasket/warped head.

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You changed the radiator and themalstat on your 1996 Hyundai elantra and its still running hot what to do now?

change the radiator cap. Did you check the water pump to see if it is pumping correctly? Did you check the cooling fan for proper operation? Did you bleed all air from the cooling system after adding fresh coolant. Did you install the thermostat correctly, (Spring down)? And lastly, does it possi...

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What happens if you don't flush car radiator?

If the rust and metal that builds up in your radiator isn't flushed properly then after time it will clog up your heater core. That's a pretty pricey fix by the way.

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Are there cars that run without radiators?

I highly doubt it, a radiatior keeps your car from over heating so no radiator and your engine might explode. The early Volkswagon beetles were air cooled, no radiator.

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How do you diagnose a radiator leak?

Pressurize the cooling system. If you see coolant leaking out, you have a leak. Use a flashlight to determine where it's coming from. If the coolant is leaking out through the radiator fins, it's a leak in the radiator. Harbor Freight sells a pressure tester for ~$85, or you can probably rent one...

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Do you need to flush the old coolant out before you put the new coolant in?

That would be the right way.Mr Coffee is one of the easiest brand on the market. All you need to do is push a button. The makers say they designed it for the elderly so they wouldn't have any complications in using it.

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Is there a procedure for re-filling the radiator of an 2002 passat?

Which engine, V6 or 1.8T?

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Can the air conditioning in a car cause the radiator hose to bust?

No not really but it may seem like it Because:The hose may burst if the cart overheatedThe AC will increase load making it harder for the engine cooling system to keep the engine cool.

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How do you replace the radiator in a 1995 es300 you have to replace the PS hoses as well DIY?

You do not have to replace the PS hoses. Remove the radiator and install a new one.

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What is the average labor cost to remove and install a radiator for a 2005 freightliner?

2005 Freightliner.. what? At a diesel shop, you'll be looking at around $110 - $150/hour for labor, plus the cost of parts.. you're looking at at least three to four hours of labor for that job, when you consider disassembling and reassembling the radiator, plus removal and installation.

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What is the water capacity for a radiator for Volkswagen passat?

For the radiator only, 2 to 3 quarts. For the complete cooling system, 8 to 9 quarts.

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Why do you have Red radiator water?

red water, i can think of two possabilities, rust,but that would not be exactly red. 2 a leak in your transmission cooler that runs through the bottom of the radiator. transmission fluid is usually red. a leak here would get into your cooling system.

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Will a used radiator do as good as a new one?

Yes if the used one is in good condition and clean inside and out.

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How do you flush the cooling system of a 1995 Dodge Intrepid after draining from the bottom radiator hose?

Open up your rad cap put a garden house in it and fill up the rad and start your vehicle. let it pour through and watch your temp gauge and run it till the water is clear going through.

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Where do you put water in the car?

The can holder or the trunk.

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Why is a jeep 2000 wrangler radiator keep overheating?

1. If it loses coolant there is a pressure leak. The leak may be internal.2. The radiator fan may not be coming on when it should.3. The thermostat is stuck open or closed or has been removed.4. Loose or broken fan belt.5. The water pump doesn't work right.6. The radiator or other parts of the co...

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Why does your radiator hose keep popping off?

Could be that the metal pipe that the hose is going on to is out of shape or damaged thro corrosion, your hose clip might need changing ( the device you tighten around the hose ) or something is defective in the Radiator Cap, you may need a new cap or, you have a serious Blockage in your Radiator...

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What are Causes of leaking radiator fluid?

loose/cracked radiatior hoses

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Why does the water in a car radiator sometimes boil explosevly when the radiator cap is removed?

Water under pressure has a higher boiling point, if the water is already hot enough to boil it will suddenly erupt when the cap is removed and pressure relieved.

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How do you flush the radiator on a 2002 PT Cruiser?

Purchase a flush kit and new coolant from your local auto parts store and follow the directions in the kit.

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How do you drain and flush the radiator on a 2002 S-10 Crew Cab 4x4?

Here is complete step by step instructions. http://www1.excite.com/home/info/learn2/tutorials_qa_overview/0,14899,auto_714_0,00.html

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I lose about 1 gallone of Antifreeze every 130 mile and no leaks found replaced radiator cap flushed out cooling system. No antifreeze in oil and no white foam around radiator cap.?

This is an extreme amount to loose. Common sense tells you that you have a leak. The question is where is the leak? If you cannot see coolant on the pavement, then I would suspect one of two things. Either the coolant is leaking near the exhaust manifold and burning off, or you have an internal l...

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How do you replace the radiator in your 2003 Kia Sorento?

Did mine last week. Firstly, undo the two wiring harnesses for the two cooling fans and then undo the two top bolts at the top that hold the plastic fan cowling to the radiator. Undo all the hoses that are attached to the top of the radiator. Lift the cowling (with fans attached) out making sure ...

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Your coolant is leaking into the oil is it ok to drive to shop about 20 miles?

well since i am sure that you didn't catch the problem as soon as it happened. you were probably driving it before with coolant in the oil. just check your fluids and make sure you have plenty of both of them. i don't think that another 20 miles would hurt it.

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Is the water pump in my car gone out because i put the wrong antifreeze in it?

Probably not. If the water pump is gone it would be a separate issue

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What causes a radiator to over heat?

Stuck thermostat, faulty fan clutch, faulty water pump, restricted air flow, low on coolant, missing/damaged fan shroud, restricted coolant flow from a plugged radiator core to name a few.

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Can you add water to a radiator?

Check the owners manual for your car. Older cars run water only, middle aged cars run 50% water and 50% anti freeze and newer cars run 100% anti freeze. Once you know what you car requires just wait until you engine is cold, take off the radiator cap or the the fill cap of the plastic overflow co...

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Where do i add radiator sealant in 2000 saturn?

On a 2000 Saturn you should probably replace whatever part is leaking rather than gum it up with a sealant.If you must use a sealant you would remove the pressurized radiator cap.(This cap may not be on the radiator on all models. It may be located on a plastic surge tank located separate from th...

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How does a cars radiator work?

HiThe water pump (Just like a heart)pushes the water/antifreeze through the engine block, and through the radiator where the fins in the radiator absorb some of the heat, and the air passing through the radiator cools the fluid down to be pumped back into the engine block, keeping the engine cool...

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What is something you could do if your radiator is leaking engine coolant?

your local auto zone or other parts store should have somthing you put in your radiator to plug it but this is only temporary if the hole gets any more than somthing like a pinhole you will have to replace the radiator

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Why does your radiator leak only when the car is on?

When vehicle is running: Water pump is circulating coolant and cooling system pressure is building

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What is the formula of coolant for cars?

A 50/50 mix of coolant and water generally gives you protection down to 30 degrees below 0 F.

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How do you make radiator coolant for cars?

You mix a certain amount of water with a certain amount of Ethelyene Glycol (I think I read somewhere 50-50 blend produces the best results)

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If you forget to your replace the radiator cap on a 2003 Kia Spectra would that cause the car to die?

itcould cause the car to over heat. wich can destroy your motor. if it didnt over heat you have another problem. kia has had a lot of problems with the fuel pump ground back by the tank.

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Why is a radiator shroud used?

Directs air flow into the radiatorTo help the fan(s) funnel air through the entire radiator for maximum cooling.Protects the engine fan and directs air flow.

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Do you check the radiator liquid when the cars on?

NO! That would be dangerous.Cars' coolant systems are pressurized, so if you open the radiator cap while the engine is running, it will spray HOT radiator fluid (water mixed with ethylene glycol, usually) all over you, and sometimes drain the radiator of coolant.

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Where is the radiator drain plug on a Dodge 2000 Intrepid?

at the bottom of the radiator

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How do I disconnect the airbag system for a radiator change in 1997 Chevy Cavaliar?

easiest way to disconnect is to remove airbag fuse from vehicle.why you need to disconnect to remove a radiator is beyond me, the radiator has nothing to do with the airbagsYou do not have to disconnect the airbag system to replace the radiator. If you are fearful just disconnect the battery.

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93 geo metro keeps getting hot when idling REPLACED thermostat AND RADIATOR BUT NO CHANGE?

check to make sure your fan is comng on ,and you may also want to change your tempture control unit,,on the end of the head,,its alot cheaper than replaceing the head,,

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Where is the radiator drain plug on a 1997 Oldsmobile cutlass?

Look at the bottom or rear of radiator Look at the bottom or rear of radiator

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Where is the radiator cap located on the 2003 VW New Beetle?

The 2003 VW Beetles did not use a radiator in their cars. Instead they had air cooled rear engine. Radiators were not used until 2004.

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What happens if your radiator goes out?

car overheats and produces steam/smoke. may crack engine block or head.

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Why do you need a marinised engine in a boat - can you not simply install a car engine complete with its radiator cooling system?

It is possibleMarine engines may rotate the other wayMarine engines may and do have specialised anti corrosion innardsMarine engines are built to run for long periods at high loads and moderately high rpmCar engines are built to run at lower rpm and lighter load with bursts of higher rpm and high...

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How hot does water get in a car radiator?

It,s circulated there from the hot engine block and cylinder head by the pipes, hoses and the engines water pump. It could be up to 230 deg F

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If there is none or less coolant in the radiator does it cause overheating?

You bet! keep that baby full at all times

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What is a fan belt from a car?

On the cars I grew up with the fan belt was a rubber belt that transfers torque from the crankshaft to the shaft of the cooling fan for the radiator on an engine. On the cars we drive today, the name fan belt is a bit misleading now because the belt drives much more than just the fan to cool the ...

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How do you know why your car is overheating and next what to do about it?

2 things I can think of which need to be checked: your coolant and your thermostat.

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How much antifreeze do i use to fill a radiator?

What is total capacity of your car's cooling system? How much fluid does the radiator hold?Use 50 percent high quality anti-freeze and 50 percent tap water.Is the radiator new or re-cored? Ask the manufacturer what they recommend for anti-freeze.Aluminum radiators may require a special anti-freez...

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1993 devile wont get hot on defrost?

their are a few things that cause this situation, your coolant level could be low. I believe this car might have a water control valve for the heater core, if it does their are a couple things that can fail/or go wrong, the valve could be stuck, or the vac. line could be off or leaking, or the va...

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How do you drain 96 intrepid radiator?

Look for plug at bottom or rear of radiator or remove lower radiator hose

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Can Toyota Camry radiator hose clamps be reused?

Can they? Yes. Should they? No. They are extremely cheap to replace.

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Why is there clay in my cars overflow tank?

That is not clay that is rust from a poorly maintained cooling system.It's like rust silt. You'd better find a mechanic with a coolant flushing machine.Also replace ALL the fluids seeing that whoever owned the car before you never maintained it. Change the transmission/differential/brake/blinker ...

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How can you connect the radiator fan to turn on went you turn on the car?

This is not necessarily recommended as you will not have any control over the fans operation -But to answer your question -Run a new wire/cable from the Ignition circuit (through an inline fuse) to the power cable to the radiator fan.Select the 'Earth Lead' at the Radiator Fan and connect this to...

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You have had overheating problem with your car and quickly you filled the coolant tank with water and after you drive one mile your car overheated again and the the coolant dried up really quick?

If you can't see where its coming from, it may be a cracked head, or a bas headgasket. Also, when you add water to the coolant tank, it doesn't immediately go into the radiator. After the car sits a while, the radiator starts to cool, creating a vacuum. Water/coolant is then pulled into the radia...

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How do you drain the radiator in 2003 mercury sable?

Most just remove the lower radiator hose, it's quicker,but messier. The actual drain is located at the bottom passenger side of the radiator. There is a screw that is loosened from the bottom that allow the coolant to drain.The easiest way to do this is remove the lower rad hose at the water pump...

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Where is the drain plug for the coolant on a 1994 s10?

Look at the bottom or rear lower section of radiator

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Can i thaw the ice in my car radiator with antifreeze?

No. The antifreeze has to be mixed with the water before the water freezes.

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What is the holding capacity of a 2002 suburban radiator?

Only the radiator, aprox 4 US qts. Total coolant capacity, 13.4 US qts.

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How much coolant does a radiator hold?

it depends on the size and application of the radiator

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Why do i have oil in the cooling system of your car?

Most likely blown head gasket, is there a mayonaise like deposit underneath the oil filler cap? That would indicate there's water in the engine oil too which just about confirms it. If the head gasket has gone its best to get it fixed quick as you can do more expensive damage as the car will over...

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How much does it cost to replacea radiator on a 95 Isuzu Trooper?

It can cost between $60 and $200 to replace a radiator on a 1995 Isuzu Trooper. The cost depends on the brand of the part, and the cost of labor for the person doing the work.

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Do you leave car running when flushing your radiator?

leave it off while flushing & while filling it up with water & anti freeze the first time, leave cap off, crank car then fill rest of way. you should see burp bubbles.

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Your car is overheating when idle at stop lights or when idle in your driveway also when you are idle in the driveway and press on the accelerator it makes a water gurgling sound what could cause this?

The overheating could be a problem with your cooling fan- The water gurgling, I'm not sure aboout, I suggest you check all you fluid levels edit by SkydiveSonic: Sounds like you may have a lot of air in the cooling system. Try pouring more coolant into the radiator (when the engine is cold!!), or...

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Can you take a car seat on an aircraft?

Yes. It is highly recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and other professional organizations that children under the age of 4 and who weigh less than 40 pounds be properly secured in a car seat on an airplane. Each car seat has a label that indicates whether it is approved for use on ...

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Where is the coolant reservoir?

for most latest car and SUV model it is located beside the radiator. You can find it easily by following the overflow hose attached in the neck of the radiator. the end of it is the location of the coolant reservoir

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On 1999 Jeep Wrangler 6cyl which way do you turn the radiator petcock in order to open and drain the radiator Clockwise or counterclockwise?

counterclockwise but you may have to pull it

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How do you fix a radiator leak on a 1994 Mazda Protege 4-cylinder automatic?

If this radiator has a plastic top, I would suggest you purchase a new radiator. If it is metal, then remove the radiator and have it repaired and flushed, at a radiator shop. This is a good time to service your cooling system. Replace the thermostat and flush the engine out. Check all radiator h...

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What happens to a car when the radiator is broken?

the car over heats which can cause the heads to become warped or even cracked fix it asap that's something that you cant hold out on it will cost alot to fix it if you do ....

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Where is the radiator drain plug in a 1999 Dodge Intrepid?

Look at the bottom or rear or radiator or disconnect the lower radiator hose

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Why would your car overheat if you drove with emergency brake on and thermostat says hot after removing brake and cooling down?

thermostat is more than likely stuck shut from the overheat. Have to be changed.

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Where is the drain plug for a 99 Nissan Altima?

wich one radiator, engine or transmission (manual or automatic)... wich one radiator, engine or transmission (manual or automatic)...

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No radiator cap once you drain the radiator how do you flush the cooling system?

If you do not have a radiator cap once you drain the radiator, you can use several options to flush the cooling system. You can easily do this by filling up the system with as much water as you can and then warm it up.Ê

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Where is the radiator hose located?

Look on top of the radiator and follow the hose from the radiator to the thermostat housing. Look on the bottom of the radiator and follow the hose up to bottom of the block.

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How would a radiator cap cause a leak?

A radiator cap would not cause a leak! However, if the radiator cap is holding pressure, other weak parts could signal issues in need of attention.

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Why radiators want water as a coolant?

Cars use a 50/50 mix for the most part to cool the engine. 70/30, 70% anti-freeze mixes are used in places that see extremely cold temperatures -30F, cars don't use 70/30 ratio because anti-freeze is less efficient at cooling than water,. This is why most race cars use very little anti-freeze( ma...

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Is it safe to use permatex plastic weld on a car radiator?

I doubt very much it will hold.

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Why should a water cooling system be pressurized?

Higher pressure raises the boiling temperature of the coolant.

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What if your car is overheating even after you already filled up the radiator and resovior and what does it mean when your defrost wont work when the car is hot does that sound like a blown head gaske?

It does not sound like a head gasket to me. I would check the oil if you see clear bubbles or it is foamy, in my experience that would be a blown head gasket.Is the floor on the passenger side wet=heater core is bad. Are you losing water? Where? Did you replace the thermostat? Hope this helped.

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What is the proper way to flush a 1996 Bonneville radiator?

At the bottom of the radiator there is a valve turn the valve and watch it go. If you wanna backflush the whole cooling system(good idea) remove the lower radiator hose and your block drain (lowest part of the block usually) and put a water hose into the lower rad hose and flush out all the crap

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How do you drain radiator for 2000 Chevy Tahoe?

The easiest way I know of is to disconnect the bottom radiatior hose. Just make sure you have a drip pan in place to catch the antifreeze as it comes out. Antifreeze is highly toxic, and just a small amount can kill dogs and other animals if ingested.

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How hot is a cars radiator boiling over?

Water normally boils at around 212 Degrees Fahrenheit at 1 atmosphere of pressure. Raise the pressure under which the water is stored and the boiling point goes up. The addition of a chemical such as Ethylene Glycol also elevates the boiling point. So the answer depends on how much pressure the s...

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Does stop leak work in car radiators?

Yes, it will help seal small leaks in the cooling system. However it can also clog the system if you do not use it properly.

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In a 93 Toyota Camry do you put the the coolant in the radiator or the reservoir?

Both. The reservoir is the overflow. But in the event your radiator is low, your reservoir will back it up.

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Why can't i keep coolant in the radiator even after replacing freeze plugs?

If you can find no outward leaks, and you are sure its not being blown back into the overflow reservoir by a bad radiator cap, the only other explanation would be a blown head gasket, but if that were the case you would see white smoke from your exhaust, and smell a sweet smell from your exhaust....

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Where would coolant be coming from leaking between engine and trans on F150 1988 4.9 5 speed?

it could be a head gasket leaking, and running down the back of the motor. A compression test is the only way to be able to tell.

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The radiator was just replaced and now green coolant is coming out. No smoke no other symptoms - but coolant comes almost all out. What's wrong Looks like from the bottom of engine.?

coolant is not circulating - open the heater and bleed the system ++ Another Answer ++ If the lower radiator hose is installed correctly and the hose clamp is tight and the "coolant comes almost all out ... like from the bottom of the engine", you may have a bad freeze plug that either rusted or ...

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Would doing a pressure check expose a leak on an i30 infiniti?

IT would, there are several pressure tests:1. Compression test of cylinders to check rings and valves seats2. Cylinder leakage or leakdown test to check rings and valves. It is more accurate than above.3. Cooling system pressure test to check all aspects of cooling system.

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How do you unclog a car radiator?

Remove radiator from the vehicle and have it boiled out and refurbished by a radiator shop...

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How do you pull out the drain plug on a 98 Chrysler Sebring?

Depends on what you are trying to drain ... please be more specific on which fluid needs to be removed.

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Where does cool water go after it leaves a radiator?

The coolant leaves the radiator by way of the lower radiator hose then enters the water pump in most automotive engines.

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98 Ford Taurus cooling system broke how much will it cost to get it repair and how come you cant drive with out it?

Alot of diffrent parts to a cooling system. Water pump,hoses,radiator, plugs, seals, and gaskets. Depends on what broke. The only reason you can't drive it is the motor will over heat and even lock up or crack the block. Then you'll need a motor instead. List from cheap to high dollar---plug, hos...

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How do you clean a dirty radiator?

you need to have it flushed

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Why would the temp gauge run hotter after flushing the radiator?

I suspect that after the flush, your ratio of coolant to water changed and the "coolant" is more concentrated. The term "coolant" is a bit of an oxymoron. Its purpose is really to prevent/reduce corrosion, and to improve the overall boiling and freezing points of the mixture, but it itself is poo...

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Why is water boiling out of the radiator?

if its out of the top you might need a new cap they are pressurizedand sometimes the spring is bad

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How do you fix a hole in the middle radiator?

Take it to a radiator shop or purchase a new one. I agree, and will go even farther. I would replace the radiator unless there was considerable savings in repairing it. The repair is only as good as the person doing it.

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Why does my trans leak just put the motor in and now the trans leaks?

I can't say for sure without the application or knowing what part of the trans the leak is coming from. But there are a couple common leaks associated with swapping an engine. The input and output shafts will generally have seals that are replaceable. Over time, they can harden and can also be da...

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