What holds the radiator support?

What holds the radiator support?

A radiator support is a steel, plastic, or aluminum frame that holds the radiator and the radiator cover in place. It also attaches your radiator to the side aprons and the upper and lower rails of your engine assembly frame.

Why is my 2008 Edge overheating?

The most common reasons a Ford Edge is overheating are a coolant leak (water pump, radiator, hose etc.), the radiator fan, or a failed thermostat.

How many miles does a 2008 Ford Edge get?

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2008 Ford Edge AWD
EPA Fuel Economy Regular Gasoline
18 MPG 15 22 combined city/highway city highway
5.6 gal/100mi
360 miles Total Range

What kind of coolant does a 2008 Ford Edge take?

The 2008 ford edge uses o’reilly 55 gallon yellow concentrate coolant/antifreeze.

Is the radiator support part of the frame?

The radiator support is therefore an integral component of the vehicle’s frame. Most support assemblies for the radiator are designed to last as long as the engine, but they are constantly exposed to harsh elements so this is not always guaranteed.

Can a radiator support be fixed?

Repairing the Damaged Front Radiator Support Repairing the radiator support is going to depend on how significant the… Usually, many technicians and MINI owners will choose to replace the entire radiator support because it could end up being slightly less expensive.

What do you do when your car is running hot?

What to Do When Your Engine Overheats

  1. Kill the A/C and crank the heat. Immediately turn off the air conditioner to reduce stress on the engine.
  2. Find a safe place to pull over. Pull over and shut off the car.
  3. Check and add coolant (if you have it).
  4. Restart the engine.

What is engine coolant over temperature?

The engine coolant is overheating if it’s around 240 to 250 degrees. This is a critical light! It means your engine is beginning to overheat.

What problems do Ford edges have?

The most common problem with the Ford Edge is one that comes up with the brake booster. This power booster system can fail and it can lead to a decrease in brake pressure and spongier pedal feel. Ford has extended the service on that part and they are now covered up to 10 years or 150,000 miles.

What is considered high mileage for a Ford Edge?

If you’re seeing over 100,000 miles on your Ford Edge, then that is considered high mileage. At this point, you should be having some real issues with your vehicle. These issues can be related to any of the systems on your Edge (engine, transmission, power steering) and may need attention.

How much antifreeze does a 2008 Ford Edge hold?

The 2008 Ford Edge useS50/50 Yellow antifreeze engine coolant. It has a capacity of about 11.7 quarts. Coolant is used to transfer heat which can assist in preventing engine damage caused by freezing or boiling.

What kind of coolant does a 2010 Ford Edge take?

Notes: Dex-Cool 50/50, Premixed Do Not add water.