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Upper radiator filler cap assembly

Can find hoses but cannot find filler assembly

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    thank u so much that was a big help just what i needed

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I had this same problem and found a replacement inline filler cap housing at Summit Racing in Tallmadge, Ohio. There web address is: www.summitracing.com. They will ship anywhere and it cost around $40.00.

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Same problem 2000 durango 4.7 auto... went to dealer. bought upper hose assembly cheaper then seperate hoses. filler cap, "t" , and hoses.

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the upper rad hose goes from the rad to the thermostate housing. this hose is @2-21/2" the lower hose same size goes from lower rad to water pump. There is a 5/8 hose from water pump to thermostate housing called bypass hose. and you have two hoses from water pump and intake to the heater core. hope this helps if not let me know thanks

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SOURCE: lower section of upper radiator hose seperated from filler cap ho

Dealer only place to get the whole 3 piece radiator hose assembly for problem you describe. Not bad price.I know this from my experience. Trust me I searched everywhere. T-stat located where diagram that was sent. $60.00 for part

Posted on May 22, 2009

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How do I remove my car radiator?


Section 303-03: Cooling, Engine 1997 Explorer, Mountaineer Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Radiator - 4.0L Removal
  1. NOTE: Refer to following illustrations.
    Drain the cooling system by removing the radiator cap (8100) and attaching a 9.5 mm (3/8 inch) inside diameter hose to the draincock nipple, located at the lower rear corner of the radiator tank. Then, open the radiator draincock (8115) and allow the coolant to flow through the hose into a suitable container.
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  1. Disconnect the two transmission cooling lines from the oil cooler fittings on the radiator, install protective caps over lines and position aside.
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  1. Remove protective caps from cooler lines. Connect the two transmission cooling lines at the oil cooler fittings on radiator. Tighten to 16-24 - (12-17 lb-ft).
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  1. Install lower radiator hose and position hose clamp. Tighten to 3 - (26 lb-in).
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  1. Position radiator overflow hose, connect to radiator and locators.
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Change radiator


I pulled my radiator and condensor on my 2002 Impala with 3.8L.
I did a full write-up at:
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Here's the text without the pictures:

2002 Impala LS w/ 3800 V6

Disclaimers:
References to bolt sizes are for the hex head or socket size and not the thread size.
I apologize for any errors or omissions.

Remove the cross braces.
Using a 13mm socket, remove the three bolts from each brace. The braces are located behind each headlight and attached to the fenders.

Remove the radiator over-flow clamp and hose

Remove battery.
It's always a good practice to remove the negative cable. I had to remove the battery later because the radiator wouldn't quite clear. So, while you have the 8mm socket out, take off the positive cable. Grab the 13mm again and remove the battery hold-down, and out with the battery.
Air Deflector
The lower air deflector is held on with five 10mm screws. I took mine off because I was working on the floor and it gave me quite a bit more clearance.

Remove air filter/box
Unplug the sensor in the rubber inlet tube.
Pull the inlet tube off the throttle body.
Unsnap the two clips for the air filter. Remove the filter cover and inlet tube.
Remove the air filter (Does it look OK? Well, at least shake it out a little.)
Remove the two 8mm bolts from the top of the box, and remove the top half of the box and exposing the control module.
Slide the control module out. (I choose to unscrew the two 7mm bolts and remove the ECM, but I don't think you need to.)
Grab the remaining half of the air box and pull it straight up. (There are two plastic pins under the box that are plugged into some rubber grommets in the body.)

Drain the radiator
Remove the radiator cap.
Open the drain plug located on the driver's side of the radiator; facing rewards.
(I chose to pull the lower radiator hose off to drain the radiator.)

Engine Cover
I removed the engine cover in order to have better access to the motor mount bolts..
Unscrew the oil filler cap AND tube from the valve cover.
Pull the engine cover up and forward.
Replace the oil filler tube and cap (to plug the hole).

Motor Mounts
I placed a jack and a piece of wood under the engine oil pan to support the engine before removing the upper motor mounts. (Many people think this is not such a good idea, and recommend using a strap across the top of the engine.)
For maximum clearance, you should remove the entire engine mount.
Using a 13mm socket remove the 4 bolts from each mount at the radiator support.
Use a 15mm(?) socket and wrench to remove the two cross bolts nearest the engine.
Fan Assembly
Remove the upper radiator hose from the radiator.
Remove the spring clip directly above the passenger fan
Remove the two top rubber mounts using a 10mm socket. There is one bolt for each mount.
Using the same 10mm socket, remove the two bolts on the sides, about halfway down the radiator.
Unplug both fans.
Unclip the wire harness for the fans in 3 places. (I hate those things, but try not to break them)
Unclip both transmission lines are from the bottom of the fan assembly.
The hardness part - remove the plastic trim retainer at the bottom of the fan assembly (to radiator), It is straight below the driver's side fan. This retainer can be accessed thru the oval hole of the lower radiator support (uncovered by removing the air deflector).
Two hooks on each side of the radiator are supporting the fan assembly. Lift the assembly up off the hooks and remove.

Radiator
If you have not done so already, you need to drain the radiator.
Unplug the coolant level sensor on the passenger side.
Remove the spring clamps and the upper and lower hoses with pliers or channel locks.
Remove the transmission lines. Twist and slide the plastic covers back from the line fittings. Remove the trans lines. (Watch for the washer-like seals that will fall out). Trans oil will come out. Try not to mix with your coolant.
Remove the radiator.

Installing the Radiator
Important! Remember the rubber upper mounts for the fan assembly? The 10mm bolts were screwed into a couple fold-over nuts that were clipped to the upper rad support. You need to find those nuts now! Mine were loose and one fell inside the rad support and then I managed to drop it between the radiator and the condenser.

Set the radiator in place. The two pins on the bottom of the radiator will fit into the rubber grommets in the lower rad support.
Make sure that the radiator isn't touching the condenser. There should be rubber at all four corners (from the condenser mounts). Use a flashlight and look between the radiator and condensor. I had an issue with the lower driver's side.
Attach the lower radiator hose.
Attach both transmission lines (w/ round seals)
Save the upper radiator hose and coolant overflow for later

Install the other parts in the reverse order of disassembly
Fan assembly
Motor mounts
Engine cover
Air filter box
Air deflector
Battery
Cross braces

Finally...
Attach the upper radiator hose.
Did you plug in the coolant sensor?
Did you attach the coolant overflow hose?
Radiator cap.
Check the transmission fluid level.
And don't forget the coolant...

Good luck!

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I am trying to remove my radiator and place it with a new one? I have a 1998 Dodge Grand Caravan.


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Fig. 1: Before removing the hood latch, mark it's location on the crossmember with a paint marker or other tool
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
CAUTION Do not remove the radiator cap or drain with the cooling system hot and under pressure or serious personal injury can occur from hot pressurized coolant.
  1. Place a drain pan under the radiator drain. Open the radiator drain plug and allow the coolant to drain.
  2. Remove the air intake resonator from the air cleaner assembly.
  3. Remove the Coolant Recovery System (CRS) overflow tank filler neck hose.
  4. Disconnect the cooling fan electrical connector located on the left side of the cooling fan module.
  5. Remove the CRS overflow tank mounting screw from the upper radiator crossmember.
  6. Remove the upper radiator-to-crossmember mounting screws.
  7. If equipped, disconnect the engine block heater wiring connector.
  8. Remove the upper radiator crossmember.
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Fig. 4: ... and the upper radiator-to-crossmember bolts, then ...

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Fig. 5: ... unbolt the crossmember ...

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Fig. 6: ... and lift it from the front of the vehicle
  1. Remove the entire air cleaner assembly.
  2. Disconnect and plug the automatic transaxle oil cooler lines from the radiator.
  3. Disconnect the upper and lower radiator hoses from the radiator. Remove the lower radiator hose clip from the cooling fan module.
  4. Remove the A/C condenser mounting fasteners and separate the A/C condenser from the radiator. Be sure the condenser is supported in position.
  5. Remove the A/C filter/drier mounting bracket, 2 mounting bolts to the cooling fan module and 2 mounting nuts to the filter/drier. Remove the mounting bracket.
  6. Carefully lift the radiator out of the engine compartment. Be careful not to damage the radiator cooling fins or water tubes during removal.
To install:
  1. Be sure the air seals are properly positioned before installation of the radiator. Lower the radiator into position and seat the radiator with the rubber isolators into the mounting holes provided.
  2. Install the A/C filter/drier and mounting bracket onto the cooling fan module. Install the bracket mounting fasteners.
  1. Install the A/C condenser to the radiator.
  2. Unplug and connect the transaxle oil cooler lines to the radiator.
  3. Connect the upper and lower radiator hoses to the radiator.
  4. Connect the CRS overflow tank filler neck hose to the radiator.
  5. Reconnect the cooling fan motor electrical connector.
  6. Install the entire air cleaner assembly.
  7. Install the upper radiator crossmember.
  8. Install the upper radiator mounting screws and torque to 105 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
  9. Reconnect the engine block heater electrical connector, if equipped.
  10. Install the CRS overflow tank mounting screw to the upper radiator crossmember. Torque the screw to 18 inch lbs. (2 Nm).
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Fig. 11: Unbolt the lower radiator mounting brackets

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Fig. 12: Once all of the components are removed or set aside, the radiator can be removed from the vehicle
  1. Install the air intake resonator.
  2. Refill the cooling system with a 50 / 50 mixture of clean, fresh ethylene glycol antifreeze and water to the proper level.
  3. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
  4. Start the engine and run until it reaches normal operating temperature, then check the coolant level and the automatic transmission fluid level. Add fluids, if necessary.

Hope help with this, remember comment and rated this.

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How do you install radiator on chrysler 2002 town and country


Caravan, Grand Voyager, Town and Country, Voyager, 2000-2004
Radiator - Removal & Installation
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    CAUTION Do not remove the radiator cap or drain with the cooling system hot and under pressure or serious personal injury can occur from hot pressurized coolant.
  2. Place a drain pan under the radiator drain. Open the radiator drain plug and allow the coolant to drain.
  3. Remove the air intake resonator from the air cleaner assembly.

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    Fig. Before removing the hood latch, mark its location on the crossmember with a paint marker or other tool

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    Fig. Once the hood latch is matchmarked, remove it from the crossmember (without disconnecting the cable) and set it aside
  4. Remove the Coolant Recovery System (CRS) overflow tank filler neck hose.
  5. Disconnect the cooling fan electrical connector located on the left side of the cooling fan module.
  6. Remove the CRS overflow tank mounting screw from the upper radiator crossmember.
  7. Remove the upper radiator-to-crossmember mounting screws.
  8. If equipped, disconnect the engine block heater wiring connector.
  9. Remove the upper radiator crossmember.

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    Fig. ...and the upper radiator-to-crossmember bolts, then . . .


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    Fig. ...unbolt the crossmember . . .


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    Fig. ...and lift it from the front of the vehicle
  10. Remove the entire air cleaner assembly.
  11. Disconnect and plug the automatic transaxle oil cooler lines from the radiator.
  12. Disconnect the upper and lower radiator hoses from the radiator. Remove the lower radiator hose clip from the cooling fan module.
  13. Remove the A/C condenser mounting fasteners and separate the A/C condenser from the radiator. Be sure the condenser is supported in position.
  14. Remove the A/C filter/drier mounting bracket, 2 mounting bolts to the cooling fan module and 2 mounting nuts to the filter/drier. Remove the mounting bracket.
  15. Carefully lift the radiator out of the engine compartment. Be careful not to damage the radiator cooling fins or water tubes during removal.

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Replacement of thermostat


This is for 3.1L....if this is not what you have, please let me know the size of the motor!

3.1L Engines
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Drain the cooling system, into a suitable container, to a level below the thermostat housing.
  3. Remove the air cleaner assembly.
  4. Remove thermostat housing-to-intake manifold attaching bolt and nut, then remove the housing.
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Remove the two housing-to-intake manifold bolts and remove the housing

  1. Remove the thermostat.
To install:
  1. Clean all gasket surfaces completely.
  2. Insert the thermostat in the intake manifold.
  3. Attach the thermostat housing to the intake manifold.
  4. Install the mounting bolt and nut. Tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm)
  5. Install the air cleaner assembly.
  6. Connect the surge tank line to thermostat housing.
  7. Refill the cooling system.
  8. Connect the negative battery cable, remove the radiator cap, then start the engine. Allow the engine to run with radiator cap removed, until the upper radiator hose becomes hot (thermostat open). With the engine idling, add coolant to the radiator until the level is up to the bottom of the filler neck.
  9. Install the radiator cap, making sure the arrows line up with the overflow tube.

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Lower section of upper radiator hose seperated from filler cap ho


yes, you are right! do this! the thermo costs between 3-6 dollars9100f2e.gif

Apr 26, 2009 | 2000 Dodge Durango

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Radiator


the upper rad hose goes from the rad to the thermostate housing. this hose is @2-21/2" the lower hose same size goes from lower rad to water pump. There is a 5/8 hose from water pump to thermostate housing called bypass hose. and you have two hoses from water pump and intake to the heater core. hope this helps if not let me know thanks

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