Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.
How to Pressure Test a Radiator
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.
With the engine off and cold, open the hood and locate your vehicle's radiator.
Inspect the radiator for damage, corrosion and signs of leaking.
Install the cooling system pressure tester following tool instructions.
Pressurize the radiator and inspect for leaks.
Pressure test the radiator cap.
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