I added the tabs and all of the problems went away. Have the shop to pressure test the cooling system. The fan relay is the second from the bottom on the left. Seal tabs as a last resort for minor leaks only. You will be more bothered if you don't add them. I flushed my system when I installed a new radiator and I did not add them.
Regardless, that was my experience with it. It should be done more often than recommended. Use a deep 19mm socket on the drain plug. They can find leave the pressure on this system for a long as necessary to find the leak. I'm not disputing the sticker, I just have never heard of ground up walnut shells and ginger being required for warranty. Where are cooling fans relays located? Not a substitute for old hoses or bad clamps.
Almost in the middle of the firewall. After replacing the pump, replace everything else per the manual innstructions. I will also check on the top hose and see if the pressure builds up fast, thank you, I never had heard of that one. Go under the car and find the wires leading to the radiator fan on the drivers side. In 1997 they changed the design to this solid state one. One or more might be very different than the others and then pressure tests thru plug hole or compression testing can help. There ar … e three nuts on the back of the headlamp assembly, and one bolt on the top.
I do not want it to overheat or try getting it that hot so I have been trying to be care with it so I do not warp a head or crack it. Realease pressure from the device carefully and let it go again if it continues to rise when alread warmed up then that does point to the head gasket. Sometimes the gasket forces compression gases into the cooling system, causing air pockets. That's the way it's designed. I added the tabs and all of the problems went away. It is better in my opionion to have a healthy cooling system that meets factory specifications. Leslie If you tap on one of the 3 relays lightly with say a wrench then that might clear it up; worked for me.
Yes the fluid is fine. Our online parts catalog uses real-time inventory, so you can be assured the parts you buy are in stock at the time of ordering. One operates the lo speed and one operates the medium speed and the last one for high speed. Once she found it it was easy to pull, but not so easy to find the part everyone was out of stock or didn't carry it. It won't hurt anything, I just don't see the point of adding anything foreign to the system unless it's needed.
The question is, what is the coolant temp sensor registering, and what indication of overheat are you getting. Are you sure the sealing tabs are not needed or do I have a bigger problem that just happened to come along the day after I put a gallon of new coolant in? If you spend a solid 5 min. I did notice that the hose going to the water pump was cold, is that normal, and the other hose was hot, so the thermostat seems to open. It is not hard to do but takes some time. Trace them back and you will see they go to a waffer shaped solid state relay bolted to the car near the wheel well. It shouldn't even be warm coolant over there in 10 minutes yet?? How hard is it to replace the thermoStat? And if you plan on replacing the water pump you need to get a special tool from the snap-on tool guy. Weeping waterpump housing is a sign of an eminent failure, but try the tabs now and monitor the area.
Goes between lower hose and water pump, in the black housing that comes out with two bolts. That is why I was so worried about this system. Interchange Part Number : 25661871. One possible reason the relay has to be replaced so often is heat. I have checked: The radiator fans work, the thermostat works, and the water looks like it is turn but did not open it up to check in detail.
This guide shows both the temperature sensor location and the fan relays. If the temp is going higher and the fans don't come on then you need to check the fan relays or the coolant sensor. From cold, feel pressure at upper hose nothing when cold and feel if it pressures up real quickly - before it even has time to warm up and that's a clue that gasses are getting into cooling system. Toyota's formula happens to be red in color, it doesn't matter as long as you read the content label. Does anyone have the 98 manual? First I went to the public library, found a repair manual, and photocopied the appropriate sections. The fan relay locations are in the diagram. White sludge and just plain nastyness.
Its under the black metal belt guard in the water pump housing. Up until 1996 they were in the fuse box and were a square pill box looking thing. Best, Ken Since they come on, the relays can be assumed good. It will normally it allowed and then some other weak link will have a problem - enough hair loss already - right? True - some cars have bolts known for breaking, one time use only kind of self torqued with one stretch and things that someone who does this a lot will know and allow it to be done right and be done with this. After removing the hoses, belt cover, belts, etc. When replacing it make sure you put the spring towerd the engine. But I had a quick question.