Radiator - inspection and cleaning

1 If the radiator has been removed because of suspected blockage, reverse-flush it.

2 Clean dirt and debris from the radiator fins using an air jet or water and a soft brush. Be careful not to damage the fins or cut your fingers.

3 A radiator specialist can perform a “flow test” on the radiator to establish whether an internal blockage exists.

4 A leaking radiator must be referred to a specialist for permanent repair. Do not attempt to weld or solder a leaking radiator, as damage to the plastic parts may result.

5 In an emergency, minor leaks from the radiator can be cured by using a sealant.

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