Mazda 6 since 2002
1. Operation and car maintenance
2. Engine
2.1. General description of new engines of the L8, LF and L3 models
2.2. Mechanical part of engines
2.3. Appendix 1
2.3.1. Greasing system
2.3.2. Cooling system Check of level of cooling liquid of the engine Replacement of cooling liquid of the engine Check of a stopper of a radiator Removal and radiator installation Radiator check Removal and thermostat installation Thermostat check Removal, check and installation of the pump of cooling liquid
2.3.3. Fuel system
2.3.4. Release system
2.4. Appendix 2
2.5. Appendix 3
3. Transmission
4. Running gear
5. Steering mechanism
6. Brake system
7. Onboard electric equipment
8. Body

2-3-2-5-proverka-radiatora.html Radiator check

Check, whether the radiator got littered with dirt. If necessary clean a radiator how it is described below:
Do not bend and do not damage a radiator plate.
When cleaning radiator without removal from the car remove all adjacent parts: the cooling fan, a casing of a radiator and horns. In order to avoid hit of water wind a plait and sockets with a protective tape.
Water a radiator core from a reverse side from a hose vertically down.
Again water all surface of a core of a radiator (once in a minute).
Stop to water, if from a radiator dirty water does not flow down any more.

Fig. 2.214. Radiator purge: 1pump; 2radiator cover

Blow a radiator core air from a reverse side vertically down (fig. 2.214).
Submit the compressed air with pressure below 113142 (1,11,4 kg/cm2) and at distance more than 30 see.
Again blow air all surface of a core of a radiator (once in a minute), water will not cease to flow down yet.

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