How to Solder a Radiator?

Answer If the damage to a radiator is not extensive, a repair can many times be done through soldering. Soldering is not like brazing or welding, as it does not physically bond two metals together; it is ... Read More »

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How to Silver Solder Your Own Radiator Leak?

One option available to you if your car's radiator is leaking, is the use of silver solder to repair the hole. Silver solder is a type of heavy-duty solder used to repair different types of metal. ... Read More »

How to Use Permatex Quick Solder Radiator Repair?

Repairing a radiator hole is much less expensive than replacing the radiator. Before hauling your leaky truck in to the mechanic, consider repairing the hole yourself. Permatex Quick Solder Radiato... Read More »

Is wire solder the same as pipe solder?

Wire solder is often a combination of lead and tin while pipe solder is lead-free. However, plumbing solder too was once a lead-tin alloy. In 1986 the Safe Drinking Water Act, forbade the use of le... Read More »

Why Does the Water in a Car Radiator Often Boil Explosively When the Radiator Cap Is Removed?

A careful guideline about checking coolant on automobiles is to never remove the radiator cap when it is hot due to its explosive nature. Caution should be used as antifreeze coolant is also a dang... Read More »