First you need to take the proper safety measures because you are going to manage chemicals. So we advise you to clean outside so that the fumes evaporate. You will also need to wear gloves and a mask to avoid contact with irritants. So you should also think recycler the liquid has been eliminated since it is very polluting. To do this, you can go to a nearby garage or a recycling center.
DRAIN THE RADIATOR COOLANT ON THE JEEP RENEGADE:
Then open the hood of your car, locate the radiator located near the engine block, at the front of the car. You should quickly identify it as it is a metal grid. You have to start gently dusting the outside of the radiator with a brush and soapy water.
CLEAN THE JEEP RENEGADE RADIATOR:
After emptying, recover the liquid for recycling and use a second basin, then close the bleed screw and pour a little radiator cleaning liquid supplied with water for this purpose. Note: the product must be suitable for the type of radiator, be it aluminum or copper, we recommend that you read the maintenance guide for your Jeep Renegade. Start the engine ten minutes to rotate the product inside the mechanism. And after turning it off, wait for the engine to cool down. Reopen the drain plug and let the product drain.
Then with a garden hose rinse with water inside the radiator by letting the water run for a certain time. When finished, wait for all the water to drain. Then screw the drain plug back on and reinsert it antifreeze, environ between 5 and 7 liters according to the recommendations indicated in the maintenance guide for your Jeep Renegade.
Run the engine again for ten minutes with the hood open to circulate the new coolant. Finally, check the levels and add more liquid if necessary.
WHY SHOULD I CLEAN THE RADIATOR ON JEEP RENEGADE?
WHAT IS THE JEEP RENEGADE RADIATOR FOR?
The radiator is a really essential component of your Jeep Renegade. In fact, the engine of your Jeep Renegade overheats to produce energy. However, it is important to control the heat output to prevent overheating which could damage other components. For that, the coolant circulates to the engine. However, the latter also overheats, but this is the function of the radiator, cool the coolant. To do this, the coolant will circulate in the radiator pipes to cool down thanks to the air circulating between the pipes and directed by the fins.
WHEN TO CLEAN THE RADIATOR ON JEEP RENEGADE?
Now that you know the function of the radiator on your Jeep Renegade, you will understand that it will be essential to maintain it well. In general, it is advisable to carry out maintenance, the scalar radiator could do and at the end of the plinth, therefore, it cannot cool the coolant.
To conclude: it is important to maintain your Jeep Renegade and above all its cooling mechanism. In this way we advise you to empty the radiator and replace the coolant every two years to ensure that there are no deposits that could clog the pipes and cause overheating.