EVEN THOUGH I KNOW THE OBVIOUS ANSWER TO MY PROBLEM,....I HAVE A 2-3INCH
CRACK ON THE TOP CORNER OF MY RADIATOR. I USED THE EPOXY FROM THE AUTO
STORE TO TRY A TEMPORARY FIX, BUT IT DIDN'T HOLD LONG. ANY OTHER
SUGGESTIONS TO PATCHING IT UNTIL I CAN HAVE IT IN TO BE REPLACED? IT IS
PLASTIC WHERE IT IS CRACKED. OTHERWISE....I'M LOOKING AT A HEFTY AUTO
REPAIR BILL???? WOULD THE RADIATOR BE A "MUCH TOO COMPLICATED" DO IT
The best answer to your question if its too complicated can only be answered
by lifting the hood and taking a good look at what you need to do to swap
Usually, you remove 2-4 screws that hold the fanshroud on the radiator,
then unbolt trans cooler lines from radiator, then remove upper and lower
radiator hoses from radiator, and it lifts straight up and out of the
The hoses are sometimes a bitch to get off and you should probably replace
them at the same time, making removal with a sharp knife sometimes easier
than fighting it off the radiator.
Any patch you try on this won't last long.
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