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CARQUEST Radiator

Part No. 431417 Warranty Details  

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Core Height:30 1/4 in
Core Thickness:1 1/4 in
Core Width:16 3/8 in
Fan Included:No
Inlet Location:Top Left
Inlet Size(s):1 9/16 in
Outlet Location:Bottom Right
Outlet Size(s):1 9/16 in
Row Quantity:1
Transmission Cooler:No
Tube Size:1 1/4

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CARQUESTRadiator
 
3.9

(based on 100 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (41)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (60)
  • Durable (23)
  • Lightweight (20)
  • Improves engine efficiency (8)
  • Increases power (7)

Cons

  • Difficult to install (7)
  • No improvement in performance (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday driving (51)
  • Replacement (50)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (8), Auto enthusiast (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (44), Mechanic (18), Auto enthusiast (11)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Sweet

2003 Chrysler Voyager 3.3 V6 radiator replacement. It is very easy to remove the old radiator if you remove the coolant reservoir first as you need to angle the raidiator to lift it out....Read complete review

2003 Chrysler Voyager 3.3 V6 radiator replacement. It is very easy to remove the old radiator if you remove the coolant reservoir first as you need to angle the raidiator to lift it out. The new radiator fit perfectly, I mean perectly!! Everything lined up just as it should. A little Vaseline on the lower rubber mounts will help the in installation. I did reuse the original radiators top plate because it had a rubber seal already riveted to it. Took me about an hour to do the replacement and I wasn't in any hurry.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not replacement for my Town&Country 2002

Advantage reported exact fit for Chrysler Town&Country 2002 3.8L. Overall disappointed due to additional tweaks and adapters I had to get.

Overall, get a better match. Got to...Read complete review

Advantage reported exact fit for Chrysler Town&Country 2002 3.8L. Overall disappointed due to additional tweaks and adapters I had to get.

Overall, get a better match. Got to install it and works but should be simpler with better match.

I had already extracted old and took to store to compare with new; previous online purchase. Differences were not evident. I would check other brands for better match first.

No rail/base at bottom, had to pull the one from the old one to ensure good sitting. Missing nuts for original screws (used old ones) but there was no easy way to set them (hold/secure them) in new radiator to install screws.

No rubber seats at bottom (compared to original). Depth of bottom structure is larger, cushioning would not work. Unsure of long-term impact.

Once installed, realized overflow outlet different diameter than original. Much smaller than original. Too small to use clamp on original tube connected to reservoir. I had to get piping adapters 5/16 and 1/4, 1 foot of 5/16 hose and some clamps.

I was able to install but had to overcome unexpected issues and trips to get adapters to resolve hose issue.

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5.0

perfect fit

By 

from Dover, DE

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Level 3

Pros

  • Works As Designed

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Replacement

    Comments about CARQUEST Radiator:

    PURCHASED FOR A 03 DODGE CARAVAN AND WAS GLAD THAT THIS CAME WITH ALL HARDWARE REQUIRED TO INSTALL IT. THIS IS NOT A UNIVERSAL FITS EVERYTHING RADIATOR AND MADE INSTALLING A BREEZE.

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    3.0

    Worth the HEADACHE!!!!

    By 

    from Maryland

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about CARQUEST Radiator:

    I hope this one last some time. This is my 3rd radiator!!!!

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    1.0

    Need more Hardware

    By 

    from Illinois

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about CARQUEST Radiator:

    Overflow connection is different size I went to the store and the manager did not help at all I have a 3.3 Voyager 2002 you should have an adapter to fix the problem

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    4.0

    Radiator Purchased for 2003 Dodge Caravan Sport

    By 

    from Buffalo, Minnesota

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Father Of 3

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Radiator New Radiator

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving
      • Replacement

      Comments about CARQUEST Radiator:

      Radiator was great, well packaged BUT the fan mounting clips and top radiator nuts were LOOSE and rattling around in the box,, for a fragile radiator this is NOT good! But I installed it, and it worked great!

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      1.0

      DID NOT LAST EVEN ONE YEAR!!

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      from Greenville, NC

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      Comments about CARQUEST Radiator:

      All I can say is "don't buy this radiator". Even though it is covered by a limited lifetime replacement warranty, I will be demanding a full refund. Not going through this again. My original radiator lasted for 13 years and this junk could not even last for 1 year. I guess it keeps the mechanics busy replacing radiators.

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      1.0

      lasted 6 months

      By 

      from rotterdam ny

      About Me Mechanic

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Replacement

          Comments about CARQUEST Radiator:

          leaks where fins meet plastic on side by top inlet. I love doing things twice. Junk

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          1.0

          Failed 16 months after installation

          By 

          from Akron, OH

          About Me Casual Driver, Personal Garage Mechanic, Self Taught Mechanic

          Pros

            Cons

            • Low quality

            Best Uses

              Comments about CARQUEST Radiator:

              This radiator lasted for 16 months. I am not sure what the life of a typical, quality radiator is, but I have to believe that it is more than 16 months. The failure point is where the tubes go into the tank.

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              2.0

              perfect fit, short life.

              By 

              from Surry, va.

              About Me Casual Driver

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving

                Comments about CARQUEST Radiator:

                it was very easy to install but only lasted 2 years before it started to leak. thank goodness it had a lifetime warranty on it. I'll let you know how this next one works.

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                (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Good product

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                from Gaithersbug, MD

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                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Install

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about CARQUEST Radiator:

                    The product itself is good, but not "exactly fit". The inlet size for Recovery Tank is smaller than original one. The reason I put 3 stars is: When I open box, I found one of the plastic portion for inserting fan was broken. Since I was already remove the old one out from my car, I had to use the "broken one". Otherwise, I think I will put at least 4 stars.

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                    (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    its ok works for me

                    By 

                    from 02888 Warwick Rhode Island

                    About Me Casual Driver

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 1

                    Pros

                    • Cheap
                    • Easy To Install

                    Cons

                    • Make Sure Box Isnt Open

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday Driving

                    Comments about CARQUEST Radiator:

                    the people who work at this particular store are a like its a bar, behind the counter with regular clothes on and when they are not on the clock and hanging out, i went there yesterday and nobody was out front at all they were in the back

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                    • Q:

                      I installed this product in my vehicle not seven months ago. It not only has started leaking, but leaking to the point that my van overheated and left my wife and children stranded on the highway. What do I need to do to get a replacement radiator? I can not drive my van to the store saying that it will not hold coolant long enough.
                      Asked on 12/5/2014 by Russell from Brooklyn, MS

                      2 answers

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        Hi Russell, I'm sorry to hear that the radiator has started leaking within 7 seven months. I would suggest you to call your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you in this regard.

                        Answered on 12/8/2014 by Steve from AAP
                      • A:

                        the radiator has a lifetime replacement warranty. call the advance auto that you purchased it from and they will take care of you.

                        Answered on 3/24/2015 by TFS from Surry, Va.
                    • Q:

                      I need warranty information on this product
                      Asked on 10/13/2014 by Tntinker

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        Hi Tntinker, glad to assist you! This part carries a limited lifetime replacement warranty. The limited lifetime warranty part can be refunded for cash/credit within the 90 days time frame. After that time expires, it can only be exchanged for a new item. So the warranty is valid for the life of the part as long as the customer owns the vehicle.

                        Answered on 10/14/2014 by Solomon
                    • Q:

                      WHICH RADIATOR CAP GOES WITH THIS RADIATOR? I NEED A PART # PLZ ALL RADIATOR CAPS I FOUND ARE LOOSE! PLEASE HELP ME
                      Asked on 5/1/2014 by gabba

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      dose the radiator comes with oil cooler
                      Asked on 1/16/2014 by overcomer from Clermont FL

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        Hi overcomer, I researched and found that this radiator does not include oil cooler with it.

                        Answered on 1/18/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                    • Q:

                      Will this fit town and country with front and rear A/C?
                      Asked on 11/22/2013 by WS

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        Glad to be of assistance WS. This ToughOne or Ready-Rad Radiator is an exact fit for 2001-2004 Chrysler Town & Country. It has 1 9/16 size of the inlet and outlet connection at top left and bottom right respectively.

                        Answered on 11/24/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                    • Q:

                      What is the easy way to put the bottom clips on the radiator for the electric fans?
                      Asked on 2/21/2012 by Anonymous

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        Place the fan shroud into the clips on the lower radiator support and install the two upper shroud retaining bolts. Position the shroud to maintain approximately 0.38(in.) radial clearance between the fan blades and the shroud. Connect the radiator hoses and close the radiator petcock.

                        Answered on 2/23/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                    • Q:

                      If I ordered the Radiator from you eagleville store, how long would it take to arrive in the local store ?
                      Asked on 11/28/2011 by RIC from Eagleville pa usa

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        We greatly appreciate your taking time to submit a review. Please call us at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and we would be more than happy to assist you.

                        Answered on 11/29/2011 by Aaron from AAP
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