What are the functions of the radiator overflow tank in a ford explorer?

Answer The radiator overflow tank holds excess coolant from the radiator. It also is called a coolant recovery tank, coolant reservoir or overflow tank. The radiator overflow tank is an optional but popul... Read More »

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How to Fill a Radiator Overflow Tank?

Old cars need caring. After installing a sensor to indicate to me that the water level in the overflow tank had reached minimum, I needed a way to quickly fill it up to the maximum level.

How to Install a Radiator Overflow Tank?

Automobiles are manufactured with pressurized coolant systems that require overflow tanks to accommodate the expansion and contraction of coolant fluid. This reservoir tank is typically a transluce... Read More »

Guidelines on Where to Put Radiator Overflow?

Antifreeze is any chemical added to water to lower its freezing point. In car engines, ethylene glycol and propylene glycol are most commonly used to help prevent freezing and overheating. Other ch... Read More »

How to Repair a Radiator Overflow Tube?

The radiator overflow container in your car catches excess coolant from the radiator and keeps it from spilling into the environment. A short length of hose, called a radiator overflow tube, connec... Read More »