Go Back   DodgeForum.com > Dodge Cars > Dodge Neon > 1st Gen Neon
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


1st Gen Neon 1995 through 1999 Neons

How to replace overflow tank

Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 05-20-2010, 11:28 AM
Jamminj Jamminj is offline
Registered User
Garage is empty, add now
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 2
Default How to replace overflow tank

Hi, I have located my coolant leak to a crack overflow tank, but I don't know how to replace it. It looks really easy. I don't have money for mechanic at this point and I need my car so anyhelp in this matter would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
This ad is not displayed to registered and logged-in members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Dodge Forums!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-23-2010, 03:50 PM
bg1995redneon bg1995redneon is offline
Captain
1995 Dodge Neon
My Garage
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Vehicle: 1995 Dodge Neon SOHC
Location: Hazel Green, AL
Posts: 722
Default

The tank itself IS easy to replace. Two nuts and its off. The hard part is getting your hands (and tools) on it to remove it.

You should remove the air box to give you some room to get it out. it will also give you more room to get your hands and tools on it.

If you have power steering (and you probably do), then the reservoir will be your biggest PITA to get around as it sits directly in front of the tank with about 1 inch of clearance. If you can get your tools on the nuts and still turn them, you will be golden.

If not, then you MAY want to consider removing the three bolts that hold the power steering fluid reservior on so that you can shift it out of the way, BUT, and this is a very big BUT, those three bolts are also EXTREMELY difficult to reach AND put back in, so I would strongly suggest that if you do that, be prepared for some major aggravation.

Good luck.
Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2010, 03:50 PM
 
 
 
Reply




Tags
coolant, replace

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Join DodgeForum
Advertising

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
Our Sponsors
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:30 PM.

Internet Brands, Inc.


Contact Details & Emails