Question about 1995 Volkswagen Golf

1 Answer

Where is the radiator overflow - 1995 Volkswagen Golf

Posted by on

  • Debby Hudson Apr 25, 2013

    thanks but I finally found it. It was under the hood on the driver's side close to the windshield

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Volkswagen Master
  • 1,209 Answers

I might be mistaken, been too many years since I worked on one, but I think it is in the cowl under a piece of plastic trim. There should be a fill neck and cap sticking through.

Posted on Apr 24, 2013

  • Debby Hudson Apr 25, 2013

    found it on my own but thanks for replying

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The overflow need to be filled with water?


Yes, it is important to include the overflow tank or bottle as integral with the radiator and coolant system as a whole. They all intermix. Actually, the level in the overflow tank is a true measure of the correct amount to keep your coolant at. There are two marks on the overflow: full hot and full cold. The coolant system on all modern cars is a sealed system and therefore should never require adding, save a very small amount through evaporation within the overflow tank- the only part that is open to atmosphere.

So once you get all the air out of the system that is possible, both in the engine and in the radiator, you have a full level everywhere, including the overflow tank where it should always remain somewhere between the full hot and full cold marks.

You are right that the overflow collects the heated radiator coolant. But it is due to the expansive properties of coolant-or water- that it expands when heated, (but not boiling-that is very bad news of a different sort). Your radiator cap is designed to open at a specific pressure, just enough to allow coolant to flow into the overflow. As the engine and coolant cools, it contracts, the level drops in the radiator, and a natural vacuum there will siphon the overflow tank back into the radiator until it is full again. That is why you have the full hot and full cold marks.
I will shut off the lecture now. I hope you have liked my answer. If not, I give you permission to kill me now- if I may so jest.

Mar 06, 2015 | 1992 Toyota Corolla

1 Answer

Where do I fill coolant?


Generally now there is a plastic overflow tank, where you do this, and not into the radiator top neck. The cap there is usually not meant to be routinely removed. There will be a hose about 1/2" diameter from the side of the radiator top neck to the overflow/filler tank. Just follow that.

http://pad1.whstatic.com/images/thumb/6/6b/Fill-a-Radiator-Overflow-Tank-Step-1.jpg/670px-Fill-a-Radiator-Overflow-Tank-Step-1.jpg

Oct 05, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Radiator Overflow Hose - Where does it connect on radiator?


usually on the neck of the radiator and above the thermostats. .

Jan 12, 2014 | 1997 GMC Sonoma

1 Answer

Flush radiator


radiator drain plug located lower corner of the radiator.no radiator cap means you have seal type cooling system your coolant overflow jug is where you add coolant.your radiator cap is the overflow jug cap.

May 21, 2013 | 2006 Mercury Mariner

1 Answer

Should the radiator overflow hose be connected to anything


yep connect to radiator.overflow line should run from overflow reservoir to the top of radiator where radiator cap located.radiator filler tube there is a 1/4 nipple where the overflow hose should go.

Apr 18, 2013 | 2006 Kia Sorento 3.5

1 Answer

Not pulling coolant into radiator


I assume you mean that it is not pulling coolant from the overflow back into the radiator when it cools down? This will either be a blocked overflow tube, or a malfunctioning radiator cap. Pull out the overflow tube and blow through it to clean it. Replace the radiator cap.

Nov 29, 2011 | 1997 Honda Civic

3 Answers

I replaced my radiator on my 2004 with a 2.2 and it seems like the thermostat is not opening. It can not get the air out. It seem to just to over heat and push the coolant out. Randy


REPLACE THERMOSTAT IF TOP COOLANT COOLANT HOSE GOING TO RADIATOR IS HOT TO TOUCH THERMOSTAT OPEN. TO BLEED COOLANT SYSTEM FIRST YOU NEED TO ADD COOLANT TO THE COOLANT OVER FLOW JUG UNTIL COOLANT LEVEL STOP DROPPING AND STAY AT FULL COLD MARK.WAIT 3 MINUTES IF COOLANT DROPS ADD MORE COOLANT UNTIL COOLANT STAY AT FULL COLD MARK.WITH RADIATOR OVER CAP OFF CRANK ENGINE FOR MINUTE WATCH COOLANT LEVEL AT OVERFLOW JUG.IF COOLANT DROPS ADD MORE COOLANT IN THE OVERFLOW JUG.WHEN COOLANT LEVEL STOP DROPPING IN OVERFLOW JUG.SCREW BACK ON THE RADIATOR CAP TO OVERFLOW JUG.WHILE ENGINE IDLING WATCH TEMPERATURE GAUGE WHEN TEMPERATURE START CLIMBING TURN OFF ENGINE WAIT A WHILE KEEP FROM GETTING SCALDED.WHEN COOLANT COOL DOWN SOME. PLACE A LARGE RAG OVER THE COOLANT OVERFLOW JUG OPEN CAP LITTLE AT A TIME UNTIL PRESSURE RELEASED, THEN REMOVE CAP ADD MORE COOLANT IN THE OVERFLOW JUG TO THE FULL COLD MARK.THEN REPEAT THE PROCESS SCREW BACK ON THE COOLANT OVERFLOW RADIATOR PRESSURE CAP.THEN START ENGINE WATCH TEMPERATURE GAUGE WATCH COOLANT TEMPERATURE GAUGE WHEN COOLANT TEMPERATURE START RISING TURN OFF ENGINE AGAIN WAIT UNTIL ENGINE COOL DOWN ENOUGH TO KEEP FROM GETTING SCALDED TAKE PLACE LARGE RAG OVER RADIATOR CAP WHICH IS THE COOLANT OVERFLOW JUG CAP OPEN CAP LITTLE AT A TIME UNTIL PRESSURE RELEASED ADD COOLANT UNTIL AT FULL COLD MARK. WHEN YOUR COOLANT LEVEL STOP DROPPING.AND TOP RADIATOR HOSE VERY HOT THERMOSTAT OPEN AND AIR IS OUT THE COOLANT SYSTEM. MAKE SURE YOUR COOLANT OVERFLOW JUG HAS COOLANT IN IT,WHEN ENGINE COOL DOWN CHECK COOLANT OVERFLOW JUG KEEP COOLANT LEVEL AT FULL COLD MARK.BECAUSE IF OVERFLOW JUG IS EMPTY THATS A SIGN RADIATOR COOLANT LEVEL LOW.WHEN OVERFLOW JUG EMPTY IT WILL ALLOW AIR GET IN THE COOLANT SYSTEM AND CAUSE CAR TO OVERHEAT.WHEN REPLACING THERMOSTAT ALSO REPLACE THE RADIATOR CAP ON THE COOLANT OVERFLOW JUG.

Aug 09, 2011 | 2004 Oldsmobile Alero

2 Answers

Heat is not working - coolant was low so filled it.... problem here... heard something about an air pocket


If you dont have an external coolant leak anywhere under your hood that has shown up on your driveway it could be the intake manifold or the headgasket leaking. Also check the thermostate to solve the heat issue.

Jan 05, 2011 | 1998 Pontiac Bonneville

1 Answer

93 lincoln mark v111 antifreeze radiator, how do i bleed air out of rad, coolant from coolant bottle into radiator?


When you top off the radiator you fill it to the neck where the cap goes. When the engine heats up the antifreeze eventually will distribute and the excess will go into the overflow bottle.

After the car cools, it will draw the antifreeze from the overflow tank into the radiator. Then check the level line on the overflow bottle(tank) for the normal amount of antifreeze per marks on the bottle.

You should have your radiator cap checked for its pressure rating. Use the type of cap which allows for an overflow system. The older caps would not let the antifreeze flow both ways.

Mar 26, 2010 | 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII

1 Answer

2002 sable radiator overheating


It can be added to th overflow tank..
Do NOT open the radiator cap whaile hot..

When fluid s put into the overflow tank - it can be a bit slow going into the radiator..

Good luck !!

Jul 13, 2009 | 2002 Mercury Sable

Not finding what you are looking for?
1995 Volkswagen Golf Logo

Related Topics:

70 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Volkswagen Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75822 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8201 Answers

Are you a Volkswagen Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...