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    2016 Explorer Sport Coolant Flush

    Question for the knowledgable. I had almost 70k miles when I recently did a coolant flush & fill. My concern is the amount of old fluid I was able to extract. The manual shows a capacity of 3.38 gallons, but I was only able to drain about 1.25 gallons. I pulled the radiator plug, opened the...
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    Explorer 2004 v8 4.6L, limited, transmission flush

    Is there any guide to how to flush The transmission on my suv. Ive read a bit that its possible by The oil cooler. I have atf cleaner i wanna add first and new filter but how is The procedure done diy. Its Hard to get info from Sweden where I live. Witch oil for transmission is The "best"...
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    I don't understand how to flush/refill...

    I'm growing a little upset trying to figure out a clear answer to doing a radiator flush. I've posted this before but I just can't get the thoroughness that a newcomer needs to do this. Although I am mechanically inclined and determined to get stuff done, I must stress the fact that I started...
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    Radiator flush...

    I have a bad mix of water and coolant in my system due to an overheating problem I had about 3 weeks ago. My system is probably 80% water and 20% coolant. I want to flush it all and start from scratch. I have 1 gallon of pure coolant, 1 gallon of distilled water, and 1 gallon of 50/50...
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    Power Steering Flush

    Hey guys, When is the last time you even checked your power steering fluid? This is my newest video that will show you how to flush your power steering fluid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0fiZCHz5ew Let me know what you think! **Also, if the video was helpful, give it a “thumbs...
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    AC Compressor Exploded!

    2003 Explorer XLT V6 4.0 4x4 with rear (aux) air conditioning. AC Compressor exploded! Assuming the A/C system has metal shavings in it. I've done some searching and found that I need to have a flush done, replace several parts myself (see list) and then have the system evacuated & charged...
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    "Radiator stop leak found around the filler neck"?

    Hello everyone, I have read through several posts- and you guys are great. I did do a search on the forums, and did not see anything on my issue: My problem is with my coolant/radiator. I have a 1996 Ford Explorer and the check engine light came on. When I did the free diagnostic test...
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    Coolant Questions

    I tried to find the answer in previous threads but i didnt find one that really answered my questions. I have a 1995 explorer 4.0 OHV and it has 123000 on it. I decided its probably due to have the coolant changed. I see the drain plug on the radiator and i know that will get a lot of the...
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    '95, bleeding OLD brake fluid and ABS

    I'm really due to replace the front calipers, will do the rears as well, but a question. My Ex has 310k on it, and the brake fluid in the reservoir is not clean - dark, had filmy stuff in it, last pad change I siphoned it nearly dry and filled new, but the new is of course discolored. Bleeder...
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    AC Charging Issues

    Ok, i just replaced the entire ac system on my dads 92... the first time flushed evacuated and charged it, i realized a schrader valve was bad after i pulled off the ac gauges. so i EVACUATED and recharged it again, however the second time i tried to charge it, the system didn't get nearly as...
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    New fluid in high mileage transmissions

    I may have some data for an age old question about transmission fluid changes and flushes for high mileage transmissions. I have heard from multiple sources that flushing will cause big problems for a high mileage transmission. My posting here is to warn you that even a small amount of new...
  12. Prestone flush and fill kit.

    Prestone flush and fill kit.

    This kit is used with a garden hose to flush out an automotive cooling system. It comes with 3 different "T" adapters to connect into the heater core hose, a garden hose adapter, hose clamps, and an adapter to plug into the fill area of the radiator for the old coolant to get flushed...
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