i have a leak in the radiator, driver side below the hose. i was told there is a plastic tank on that side that needs to be replaced. is this true and if so how hard is it to remove and replace

Asked by Jan 28, 2015 at 01:16 PM about the 1993 Chevrolet Blazer Sport 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a leak in the radiator, driver side below the hose.  i was told there is a plastic tank
on that side that needs to be replaced.  is this true and if so how hard is it to remove and
replace?  i have no problems removing the radiator myself, i just need to know if replacing
the tank needs specialty tools, soldering, etc and what the R&R steps are.  thanx.

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78,545

You might be better off just replacing the radiator just due to the age of it at this time. I had a Tahoe that the plastic tank started leaking, took it out and went to a radiator shop to have it fixed, he pulled off the tank and found that it was partially plugged, so by the time he rodded it out and replaced the tank seals I could have purchased a new radiator.

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the radiator guy told me it would be about $150 for him to fix it if I pull radiator. He said a new one is about 250-300. that seems high to me. do you agree?

78,545

Yeah seems high, try NAPA or CarQuest.

10,130

Rock auto has them priced from 103-335. I think the ac delco was about 260, so his price wasnt bad if it was for ac delco or oem type. You can certainly get by cheaper , up to you.

16,255

They are way cheaper than 250-300. More like 150ish

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