why does my radiator 's crack "yes i mean 2.

Asked by Aug 08, 2012 at 08:58 PM about the 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have replaced the radiator two times brand new from auto zone? new cap, thermostat. still cracks on
the right hand side looking at it. Temp reads a little over 240.

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I had the same problem on my BMW but I changed it to All aluminum radiator and it solved that!

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240 is rather hot, 210 is a more acceptable range. Over 240 is overheating and you will have more problems than your radiator soon. Maybe your water pump isnt circulating coolant anymore or there is a blockage.

just had that problem on a 2000 cherokee, problem turned out to be a head gasket causing pressure to build in the water system, had it fixed, now no problem,

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