why does the coolant go into the overflow tank

Asked by Nov 18, 2014 at 03:34 PM about the 1998 Ford Ranger XL Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

pour antifreeze in radiator next day it is in the resvore tank

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it is not a resivior tank it is a pressure expansion tank and as the antifreeze flow through the engine it gets hot and goes through the radiator and the engine fan blows the heat out of it and the boiling hot antifreeze will expand and if it has nowhere to go the engine will overheat

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