removing radiator 4 the 1st time

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Old 08-04-07, 09:08 AM
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removing radiator 4 the 1st time

I am looking for advise on removing a damaged radiator in a toyota caldina wagon, in order to get it replaced... It doesn't look that difficult but would like to know if it is something a novice should undertake or not.
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If you are at all mechanically inclined or plain handy, SURE you can do it.

Just get rid of everythjing in the way and undo it. Drain out the coollant into a container, as it is poisonous to animals who could drink it. I'd recommend that while you have this opportunity, to give your engine a back flush first. Then do the removal. Then after installation, add new 50/50 anti-freeze/distilled water mix. Run engine and recheck later for air pockets that made water level drop, and retop off radiator and fill resevoir to the appropriate marked line.

I recently did mine on MY car without having done MY car before and it wasn't hard, nor too time consuming.
 
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