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Old December 8th 04, 04:41 PM
Mike Behnke
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Default radiator temp fix


Glickman admitting his suggestions are not always right! Pa Shaw!!!!

Lawrence Glickman wrote:

> On Tue, 07 Dec 2004 08:21:00 -0600, Mike Behnke >
> wrote:
>> And then be prepared to swap out the heater core in a year or two.

> Yah, that's the downside alright. You'll for sure screw up the heater
> core.
> I took my radiator on a Pontiac OFF, brought it to a shop, had a new
> core put in ( they saved the end tanks ), took it home, put it back
> in, voila. Like new.
> What happened is, road dirt and airborne particles act as an abrasive
> as they are figuratively *sand blasted* against the radiator elements,
> eating away at the metal thickness, whilst on the inside, corrosion is
> eating away from that direction.
> Suddenly, coolant leaking.
> Well? That was on an old car, easy enough to work on. Modern car
> today, good luck getting into that area, especially with transmission
> fluid lines coming to it's own heat exchanger. I hope not to have to
> look at that problem for a long time.
> Lg
>>Lawrence Glickman wrote:
>>>"Stop Leak" pellets or solution, available at your auto parts store.



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