God bless you and I hope everything works out for the best!!! Follow the top radiator hose down to the engine. While it is warming up, keep an eye on the coolant level in the radiator, and if it bubbles up and the coolant level drops, add coolant. Refill radiatior to proper level. As far as the intake goes, it seems pretty straight forward, but I was wondering if there is any special things that I need to do, or look out for, because this is a flex fuel engine? I would like to know how you make out. Replace the radiator hoses on the heater core in the engine compartment. Jun 10, 2010 Sounds like the radiator is clogged, have the cooling system flushed, the water pump pumps water into the engine and it comes out the top hose to return to the radiator to circulate through it to cool, if the radiator is clogged the water pressure will build on the top hose, also look at the bottom radiator hose, if it collapses when you rev the engine the radiator is clogged, although sometimes the bottom hoses are reinforced with wire to prevent them from collapsing so just because they do not collapse it does not mean the radiator is not clogged.
You are the best auto parts store I have found. This can lead to your engine to run hotter which in turn creates excess wear and tear on the engine. As long as you used the right coolant and distilled water, its most definately your water pump. Feb 11, 2011 A heater core transfers heat from a 1994 Ford Ranger's engine to the passenger compartment by running hot radiator coolant through a serpentine of tubing. One is the intake manifold, and the other is the timing chain cover.
Otherwise, this is not an exact fit. Unscrew the four screws on the cylindrical heater core access cover and remove it. Search this Thread Similar Threads Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post mrpicky 3. Replace the underdash cover and screw it into place. I thought maybe a clogged hose going to it, but I blew it out to make sure it could flow.
The fan seems to be running fine, not really sure how to tell other than it is spinning it's arse off. The bolts are different, you have to have metric bolts. I suppose it could be pressurized just from being so darn hot. My second thought would that it might have been air locked. The Nocolok brazing line keeps the highest quality standards, bringing you superior products you can rely on. Turn the drain valve located above the drain outlet counterclockwise with a pair of pliers.
This is all while driving through town and on the interstate at 65mph. Removing the coolant reservoir cap on a warm engine could cause the cap to fly off at a high rate of speed and fluid to spray out of the reservoir. The sleeve is possibly for the front oil seal if where it runs there is a groove cut. This advanced design helps to prevent damage which would negatively affect the cooling capacity and engine performance. A plastic upper intake was added in 2001. I noticed a coolant leak so I borrowed a friends coolant pressure tester and found 2 leaks.
Some of our top Radiator product brands are , and. Always wear safety goggles when working on your Ranger. And when its cold weather you have to use antifreeze to top up the level. Wish Ford and put a bleeder valve high on the engine the way other manufacturers do. This is where you'll find the thermostat. This is in no way a reflection on advance.
If the level is normal then you need to check the thermostat to make sure it is opening properly. Engine coolant circulates through your engine to keep it cool in the summer but won't freeze in the winter. I have had problems when just dumping the antifreeze into the radiator quickly. Hear from other customers via the 9,003 reviews on parts for your Ford Ranger. This engine has become very well-known for its durability, and is common to find engines running strong at 300,000 miles and beyond.
The heater vents aren't as hot and I suspect the lack of the dual core the issue. I do this every time I change coolant, radiator, water pump, thermostat, etc. In radiator, coolant flows under gravity and negative pressure as will be seen to the bottom radiator hose and through it to the intake of the water pump. What I normally do it just let it run without the cap on it and get to temp and run at temp a few minutes and just make sure it's full, the 4. Radiator performance is essential for proper engine cooling and function. First think of direction of coolant circulation. I was looking online for new gasket sets and I noticed that some timing cover sets come with a sleeve, and some do not, what is the sleeve for? Promptly wipe up any spilled fluid as it is highly toxic.
One thing I wonder about that is if the pump wasn't pumping water like it should, would the big coolant hose still be holding so much pressure? Air blows past the hot fins of the heater core and into the truck cab. Animals love its sweet taste, so even a spilling a small amount on your garage floor can end up in the dog's stomach pretty quickly. I have a 2000 ranger with the 3. Port your upper and lower intake. The hoses running to and from the heater core must be removed from the engine compartment, but the core itself is accessed from inside the passenger compartment, on the driver's side next to the center console.