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Welp, old faithless decided to crack the radiator

95 taurus GL 3.0 W/A.C.

SO, there was a crack on the plasic side of the rediator.

I sanded the surface a bit and put on some JB Weld.

It is still curing, and today i need to fill the rediator back up and see if it works.

NOW assuming it DOES hold even after the engine warms, how permanant a fix could this be?

The crack was about 1.5 inches and not wide at all.

If I have to, I will just replace the Radiator, but hoping maybe to salvage this one.
 

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it will probably continue to leak. Once the coolant is hot and under pressure, it can push out around the JB weld, or the crack may continue to grow.

You will eventually need to replace the radiator.
 

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JB weld is awesome. I've repaired a radiator with it. It failed shortly after, but not at the epoxy!

I've also fixed gas tanks, oil pans, bumper covers, and countless other things with it. JB Weld rules.
 

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Well it did not rule the leak.

Ilet the stuff sit for 24 hours, filled up the radiator, and after the car warmed, the leak started, the JBWELD cracked.

Ehh oh well, I don't drive this Taurus much now anyways, it just sits in the parking lot. Guess i will have to look into a new radiator.
 
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