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There isn't one , not necessary if you follow directions
Close the radiator drain ****.
Install the front air deflector. Refer to Front Air Deflector Replacement in Body Front End.
Lower the vehicle.
Important: Use a 50/50 mixture of DEX-COOL antifreeze and clean, drinkable water.
Slowly fill the cooling system with a 50/50 coolant mixture. Refer to Approximate Fluid Capacities in Maintenance and Lubrication.
Install the coolant pressure cap.
Start the engine.
Run the engine at 2,000-2,500 RPM until the engine reaches normal operating temperature.
Allow the engine to idle for 3 minutes.
Shut the engine OFF.
Allow the engine to cool.
Top off the coolant (1) as necessary.
Inspect the concentration of the engine coolant, using the J 26568 .
Rinse away any excess coolant from the engine and the engine compartment.
Answer borrowed from BigNslow:
Determine the capacity of the cooling system, then properly refill the system at the recovery tank or radiator opening with a 50/50 mixture of fresh coolant and distilled water until it reaches the FULL COLD line on the recovery tank or the radiator is full.
Leave the recovery tank or radiator cap off to aid in bleeding the system.
Start the engine and allow it to idle until the thermostat opens (the upper radiator hose will become hot). The coolant level should go down, this is normal as the system bleeds the air pockets out of the system.
Refill the system with coolant to the proper level.
indications are by turning on the heater you are increasing the capacity of the radiator to cool the coolant. This indicates that the cores in the radiator are blocked and there is nor enough coolant circulation going on from the blockage. have a flow test done on the radiator and replace with a new one if it shows more than 25% blocked
Time to replace the radiator. Over time, the water added to the coolant system will have the calcium bond with the aluminum in the radiator at the narrowest points, restricting flow. The thermostat compensates until the cooling capacity of the radiator is reached. Changing the thermostat does nothing. The coolant needs to be replaced with new coolant which has the corrosion inhibitors that prevent the formation of these deposits.
poor it in until it is full. Make sure you use a mixture of water and coolant. make sure car is running and turn the heater on, let it run until it is warm and the heater is blowing warm that way you know that the coolant is running through the system. also don't forget to put coolant in the reserve, to the hot line when hot, cool line when cool.
It sounds like you have air in your cooling system, Check your coolant level and add if your low. Fill the radiator if your low on coolant and the over flow tank with GM Dex cool with 50/50 mix of water. open the radiator cap to the first click to allow the air to work it's way through out the system and out through the radiator cap and in to the over flow. Once the engine cools down, the coolant in the over flow tank will flow into the radiator, so keep an eye on the over flow tank and refill to the full mark as needed. If you have not flushed out the coolant system, you may want to. The GM Dex cool has a life expectancy of 5 years or 150.000 miles, and should be replaced. The capacity of your cooling system is 11.5 liters, good luck.
Radiator Removal & Installation 2002-2004 Ford Escapes should be filled with Motorcraft Premium Gold Engine Coolant or equivalent (yellow color). Always fill the cooling system with the same coolant that is present in the system. Do not mix coolant types. NOTE: Do not add/mix orange-colored Motorcraft Specialty Orange Engine Coolant. Mixing coolants can degrade the coolant’s protection. NOTE: The addition of Motorcraft Cooling System Stop Leak Pellets VC-6 darkens Motorcraft Premium Gold Engine Coolant from yellow to golden tan. Used engine coolant should be disposed of in an appropriate manner. Follow your community’s regulations and standards for recycling and disposing of automotive fluids. CAUTION Never remove the pressure relief cap under any conditions while the engine is operating. Scalding coolant and steam will cause damage to the cooling system, engine and will result in personal injury. Wait until the engine has cooled. The coolant should be recovered in a clean container for reuse. If the coolant is contaminated, it must be recycled or disposed of correctly. Note that only about 80% of coolant capacity is recovered with the engine in the vehicle. Dirty, rusted or contaminated coolant requires replacement. To Remove:
With the engine and cooling system cold (ambient temperature), release the pressure in the cooling system by slowly turning the pressure relief cap one half turn counterclockwise. When the pressure is released, remove the pressure relief cap. Drain the cooling system. Both the 2.0L Zetec and 3.0L (4V) engines have drains at the bottom of the radiators.
Raise and safely support the vehicle.
Remove the lower splash shields.
If equipped with a 2.0L Zetec engine, disconnect the lower radiator hose and the degas bottle return hose.
If equipped with a 3.0L (4V) engine, disconnect the lower radiator hose, the high pressure transmission line (hose) and the degas return hose.
Remove the lower center support bolt.
Lower the vehicle.
If equipped with a 2.0L Zetec engine, disconnect the remaining coolant hose connections.
If equipped with a 3.0L (4V) engine, disconnect the transmission return line and the upper radiator hose and degas supply hose.
On all vehicles, remove the fasteners and position the hood latch out of the way, then unbolt the center support. Remove the top two bolts holding the cooling fan to the radiator.
Remove the upper radiator support brackets and remove the radiator from the vehicle.
Cooling System Ensure that the engine is completely cool prior to starting this service.
1. Remove the recovery tank or radiator cap.
2. Raise and support the vehicle.
3. Place a drain pan of sufficient capacity under the radiator and open the petcock (drain) on the radiator.
èPlastic petcocks easily bind. Before opening a plastic radiator petcock, spray it with some penetrating lubricant.
4. Drain the cooling system completely.
5. Close the petcock.
6. Remove the drain pan.
7. Lower the vehicle.
8. Determine the capacity of the cooling system, then property refill the system with a 50/50 mixture of fresh coolant and distilled water.
9. Leave the recovery tank or radiator cap off to aid in bleeding the system.
10. Start the engine and allow it to idle until the thermostat opens (the upper radiator hose will become hot). The coolant level should go down, this is normal as the system bleeds the air pockets out of the system.
11. Refill the system with coolant to the proper level.
12. Turn the engineOFFand check for leaks.