[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]
Re: Plastic Rad Repair
Mik Tip wrote:
> The "infamous", and "certain", plastic radiator failure
> occurred on my wife's 88-80!
> No less on the uppermost hose!
> Dumped all the water almost instantly!
How many miles? This happened on my wife's '85 5000CS at 80,000 miles.
I believe this is around the typical life for a plastic radiator.
I replaced the radiator in my '87 5000CS TQ prior to the 80k mile
failure. Another pre-emptive strike that has saved me hundreds of $$$.
Anyone else experience the 80k mile radiator phenomonon?