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2004 jeep liberty radiator overflow tank when cold one side shows full other side is empty is this normal

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Overheating, Try this procedure:

  • Dirt and debris can get lodged in the radiator air flow paths. This can block the radiator and cause your engine to overheat and damage the engine.

  • The thermostat can be stuck close. If you feel the upper hose very hot and the lower hose cooler than normal, it may be a stuck thermostat.

  • Make sure the radiator and the overflow bottle are filled to the proper levels.

  • Bleed air from the coolant system:This is best done by running the engine with the radiator cap off until you see when the air bubbles stop coming up.

  • Check the radiator fans: The easiest way is to turn on the cars air conditioner and turn up the A/C fans. Both radiator fans should come on when the A/C starts

  • Make a pressure test by using a pressure testing tool (available at most auto parts stores). Use the pressure shown on your radiator cap. Most cars are 16 PSI or less, so don't exceed that pressure. Replace the radiator cap if it doesn't hold the pressure.

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Are you confused?
does the operators manual show 2 tanks.???marked AF, antifreeze?
is one, washer fluid.?
it look it up in the FSM but no engine stated.
http://www.amazon.com/2002-2007-Radiator-Overflow-Reservoir-Mopar/dp/B00E8PPE4A

i see one tank ,called BOTTLE here,
my guess is you lost the operators guide and are lost.
http://www.factorychryslerparts.com/showAssembly.aspx?ukey_assembly=612242&ukey_make=1064&ukey_model=15531&modelYear=2004&ukey_driveLine=7453&ukey_trimLevel=18498&searchString=tank



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Relax, there is no problem.

When the water / coolant gets hot (inside of radiator/engine) it starts to boil, ofcourse when it boils, it expands, so the fluid in the radiator has to go somewhere, thats why there is the overflow reservoir. So, when the fluid boils, some moves to the reservoir to avoid any potential problems with the radiator, such as it blowing up, or not being able to cool off all of the fluid running through the engine.

But relax, its normal.

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