Dodge Journey: Cleaning, Inspection

CLEANING

Drain cooling system and refill with clean water. Refer to drain and fill procedures in this service information .

Run engine with radiator cap installed until upper radiator hose is hot. Stop engine and drain water from system.

If water is dirty; fill, run, and drain system again, until water runs clear. Refill cooling system with a 50/50 mixture of the recommended ethylene-glycol and distilled water.

INSPECTION

After performing a cleaning/flush procedure, inspect all hoses, clamps and connections for deterioration and leaks. Inspect radiator and heater core for leaks.

SPECIFICATIONS

FILL VOLUMES

TORQUE

SPECIAL TOOLS

Cooling
Fig. 8: BELT TENSION GAUGE ADAPTER - 8371

Cooling
Fig. 9: HOSE CLAMP PLIERS 8495

Cooling
Fig. 10: HOSE CLAMP PLIERS 6094

Cooling
Fig. 11: FILLING AID FUNNEL 8195

Cooling
Fig. 12: COOLING SYSTEM TESTER 7700

Cooling
Fig. 13: COOLANT REFRACTOMETER 8286

Cooling
Fig. 14: RELEASE TOOL 8875A

    Standard procedure
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