It leaks were the tank sits into the bottom mount with the mounting clamp part 17-11-1-707-888-M9 It seems to seat okay and the clamp snaps into place, but it still leaks. Disconnect the coolant level sensor wire, turn the sensor about half turn and pull it out of the tank. When I get home I am going to feel the up and lo hose going into the heater valve to see if both are hot. Glad you figured everything out. This can cause your drive and timing belts to go bad. Still nothing that tells you that the thermostat in the bottom is for the automatic transmission cooler? Is there an O-ring involved in the bottom connector or hose that comes with a tank, or do I need to order both? Drain about 1 gallon of coolant.
Tisher sells the entire replacemnet kit. You probably have an issue with the idle motor. It comes with a Meyle tank. The Torx driver will take out the 2 side screw that hold the oil cooler up under the radiator. Hopefully you are planning to replace those as well. It was easy, easy, easy and took me about 1. January 4, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You will need a new one.
Fantastic information, just did this and it all worked a treat. If the reservoir was the only thing you replaced, of course it's going to fail again. They clearly blew it on multiple accounts including the decreasing thickness of the stiffening rib and the insufficient cross section of material connecting the side of the tank to the middle. This does not seem to get a mention in any of the text or comments. Put the air intake back together, and any thing else you took apart that is still hanging and you are set for another 2 years. Comments and Suggestions: David Comments: Hello.
It is not a pressure cap so you don't have to worry about having the 5lbs spring pressure like on North American cars. Looks like it's coming from the bottom of the new tank July 7, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Check if you left something out of the tank. Just some advice and observations from my coolant flushing experience this weekend: 1. I finally did my expansion tank today! Have I been running too much water and the vapor is an issue? I was told I should always replace the cap when replacing the expansion tank, is that true? There is no oil loss or any signs of oil mixing with water at all. I have ran 2 miles and no heat. Recently I've ha to keep filling the coolant every couple weeks. .
If you get a hiss of air, repeat the heat and cool above, then check again. When installing your new expansion tank, connect the coolant level sensor electrical connector, then press it into the mounting bracket and engage the retaining clip. Have to rest on accelerator or engine will cut out. I ran the car for 30 minutes then when I arrive at my destination home the water starts to come up out of the overflow tank quickly. Remove the coolant hose that connects to the bottom of the expansion tank mounting plate.
What is the reasoning behind this? Remember the slow and easy pulling, you will break the thermostat in the bottom if you man-handle it. Once complete, double check all hose connections and check the engine for coolant leaks. Guys do you only get one type of Tank, the guy at auto-mate said you get two types? Looking down on the lower hose from above, pull the clip on the sensor connector and remove the plug to get it out of your way. Just reassemble them the same way they were before removing. The camera magnifies all the details making it look gross. Does anyone here have any info on that? I refilled the system and ran it until it was up to temp and looked for leaks but do not see any.
The pair of needlenose shown works well for both of these tasks the screwdriver may help as well. This article can also be used as a guide for replacing the water pump, thermostat, fan clutch, radiator or expansion tank. Again, it has been designed this way so you don't have to fool with the clips separately. I diagnosed the fault as an expansion tank fracture so have replaced that and the auto transmission thermostat was broken - noticed when I removed expansion tank. Check radiator hoses and water pump. See Pelican Parts Technical Article on. This picture is just to show you how the belt goes back on the engine.
January 15, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: It shouldn't be loose int he mounting bores. Replace the rad cap and do a compression check on the cylinders first. Anyway, back to the mysterious extra clip. I'm working in my garage and don't have a lot of maneuverability to get under it to see what's going on. When posting an submission for a theme day, please tag the submission with the appropriate link flair. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need.