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2001 Mazda Protege Question: how long does it take to replace a radiator?



khulshult, 1.6L 4 Cylinder, Rowlett, TX, November 21, 2010, 20:21

The radiator is leaking along the plastic top. The hoses are not leaking. I would like to change the radiator myself.It appears to not be too difficult to replace. Is it?

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    November 21, 2010, 20:50

    it is an easy job. pays 2 hours in a shop but allow double the time. make sure you change the thermostat and put in new fluid.


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    khulshult, November 21, 2010, 22:30

    Thanks, A couple of parts sites say it ia a very difficult job but it didn't appear , on the surface, to me to be too difficult. I will change the stat and fluid and hoses too.

    Thanks again

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