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Old 02-14-2013, 12:55 PM   #994
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Originally Posted by 7xWDC-MSC View Post
Seeing your car is a 2001 I would throw a new radiator in there if it's original, even if it's a low mileage vehicle. 13 years of heating and cooling cycles take their toll on the plastics of the unit. It's short money for a MT $132.95 from my local source. It would really suck to get everything back together only to find a leak from reassembly.
+1. the seals that hold the endtanks to the main body are just about done. also theres a chance you WILL damage your lower radiator plastic outlet as you remove that lower hose. very brittle.
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