Flushing the radiator like a "Pro" - Volvo Forums - Volvo Enthusiasts Forum


Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 06-15-2016, 09:32 AM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2016
Posts: 8
Default Flushing the radiator like a "Pro"

I bought this thingy:

[attachment=16081:IMG_1119.JPG]

And I can't really figure out the best place to put it on. I want to give my car a real good radiator flush. The directions say to put in in-line with the heater inlet hose. I know that those hoses are located here:


[attachment=16089:IMG_1118.JPG]

But, which one is the inlet and which one is the outlet? Bottom or top?

Has anyone every installed this thing? My plan is to basically take out the hose, cut it in two, put in the hose adapter, and reinstall the hose.

In case the directions might help:

[attachment=16097:IMG_1120.JPG]
Attached Thumbnails
Flushing the radiator like a "Pro"-img_1119.jpg   Flushing the radiator like a "Pro"-img_1118.jpg   Flushing the radiator like a "Pro"-img_1120.jpg  
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-15-2016, 10:12 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 4,634
Default

The top hose is the inlet I believe. But I wouldn't hack into the hose. It just adds another two spots for potential future leaks.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-05-2017, 10:12 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 400
Default

What are you going to flush it with? Tap water? If so, you'll introduce mineral in the system.
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
, loud"whirring sound"almost "gear-like" pancho Volvo XC90 1 04-17-2016 11:20 PM
flushing the cooling system? T5Nightmare Volvo S70 0 04-22-2007 03:23 AM
transmission fluid flushing shuv70 Volvo V70 2 12-29-2005 07:02 PM
Flushing the transmission Red XC Volvo XC70 1 09-05-2005 01:18 PM
flushing antifrezze ncipps Volvo S40 3 07-25-2005 03:17 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:32 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.