How do you drain the radiator on a Jeep Cherokee?

How do you drain the radiator on a Jeep Cherokee?

Open radiator drain bottom driver side #1 in image. Let coolant drain out. Open coolant overflow cap if needed to drain faster. Once drained close drain and fill with distilled water.

How do you drain a radiator XJ?

Re: How to drain all the coolant?

  1. Disconnect lower rad hose to drain old coolant.
  2. Reconnect lower rad hose and fill system with garden hose.
  3. Protect grill/bumper/etc.
  4. Start the Jeep and let it come up to temp.
  5. Disconnect lower rad hose to drain water.
  6. Reconnect lower rad hose and fill with distilled water.

How do you drain the radiator on a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Jeep Grand Cherokee 1999-2004: How to Flush Your Radiator

  1. Step 1 – Drain old coolant. Open the radiator’s cap on top of the radiator, under the hood.
  2. Step 2 – Flush radiator. After you’ve let all the coolant drain from the radiator and into the container, tighten the drain plug.
  3. Step 3 – Fill radiator with coolant.

How much antifreeze does a 2001 Jeep Cherokee hold?

As for capacity it holds 12 quarts so you’ll want 1.5 gallons water and 1.5 gallons coolant.

What is Hoat antifreeze coolant?

Hybrid organic acid technology (HOAT) combines IAT and OAT with nitrites. Antifreeze manufacturers often refer to it as “global,” indicating on the bottle that it meets or exceeds the specification G-05 for most vehicles newer than 2002 and G-11 or G-12 for Volkswagen and Audi.

Is Dexcool Hoat coolant?

Dex-Cool® is trademarked by GM. HOAT (Hybrid Organic Acid Technology) Mixture of OAT and IAT antifreeze. Like the IAT, it also contains silicate for aluminum protection.

What color is Hoat coolant?

The Colors of Coolant

OAT (Organic Acid Technology) Organic Acids ORANGE
HOAT (Hybrid OAT) Silicates & Organic Acids YELLOW
HOAT (Hybrid OAT, Phosphate-free) NAP Free TURQUOISE
P-HOAT (Phosphated HOAT) Phosphates & Organic Acids PINK / BLUE

How do I know if my coolant is Hoat?

Car manufacturers like Ford and Mercedes Benz generally use HOAT coolant brands in their cars. There are also some HOAT antifreezes that are a turquoise, pink, purple and blue color. This does not mean that you can mix an IAT coolant and an OAT coolant together and, voila, you have a HOAT.

Can I mix yellow and red coolant?

You can mix two different colors of the same kind of coolant without any problem whatsoever. But if you mix a significant amount of one type in with the other type, you’re weakening your corrosion inhibitors (it happened to my brother, and look at the condition he’s in now).

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