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Important tips to remember when replacing your aluminum radiator.  Coolant and Cap!!


1.)    Replace your radiator cap

2.)    Flush system and use a 50/50 pre-diluted coolant

3.)    Never use tap water


If you notice reddish orange residual coolant stains on your old or new radiator, this indicates the coolant may not have been changed during installation or water was applied to the system.  Tap water is by far the most corrosive element that can be applied to a new aluminum radiator.  Situations such as the above will void a manufacturing warranty.  By replacing your cap, you will extend the general life of your radiator and prevent potential pressure buildup from a faulty cap seal.  Believe it or not, a faulty or old cap can cause a radiator failure. 

We hope your next radiator replacement will be your last!