Radiator Pressure Tester
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Stant Radiator Pressure Tester

Part No. 12270 Warranty  

Fit of this part varies by vehicle & equipment specs Type of Fit

Allows you to test radiator caps and radiator systems for leaks
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Adapter Finish:Plastic
Adapter Material:Plastic
Adapter Type:SAE J164 Small
Contents:Tester, Cooling case, Adapter, instruction manual
Instructions Included:Yes
Pressure Range:0 - 30 PSI
Tool Manufacturer:Stant Corp.
Tool Model Number:12270
Tool Overall Dimensions:9.125 x 13.5 x 4 in

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StantRadiator Pressure Tester
 
4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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Pros

  • Good value (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home (3)

    Reviewed by 3 customers

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    5.0

    Great Product

    By Luke

    from Texas

    About Me Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer
    Level 1

    Pros

    • Clear Instructions
    • Compact Design
    • Easy To Use
    • Good Value
    • Reliable
    • Time Saver

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home
      • Minor Repairs
      • Regular Maintenance

      Comments about Stant Radiator Pressure Tester:

      I was able to diagnose a leak in my cooling system. Prior to purchase, I thought my radiator had a leak. The pressure tester proved it did not, saving time and money.

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      (11 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Very excellent quality for the price.

      By Mike

      from North Myrtle Beach, SC

      About Me Auto Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer
      Helpful Reviewer

      Pros

      • Good Value

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Automotive Repair Shop
      • Home
      • Minor Repairs
      • Regular Maintenance

      Comments about Stant Radiator Pressure Tester:

      excellent quality too.

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      (16 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Awsome product

      By jaime

      from san francisco

      About Me Mechanic

      Verified Buyer
      Helpful Reviewer

      Pros

      • Good Value

      Cons

      • Instructions Not Helpful

      Best Uses

      • Home

      Comments about Stant Radiator Pressure Tester:

      Well made. Will use it at home but good enough for shop. Great buy.

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      Ask a question, get answers from real customers and in-house experts. Or contact Customer Care by email or call 1-877-238-2623.

      9 Questions | 11 Answers
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      • Q:

        Does this tool work to test the coolant overflow cap of a Ford F550 with the powerstroke?
        Asked on 1/10/2014 by John from Prior Lake MN

        1 answer

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          A:

          Hi John, glad to assist you! This pressure tester is designed to test cooling system and radiator/recovery bottle caps for nearly all vehicles on the road today.

          Answered on 1/16/2014 by Vincent from AAP
      • Q:

        Will this Stant Tester fit a 2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited without having to buy a special adaptor?
        Asked on 12/20/2013 by RickZ from Langhorne, Pa

        1 answer

        • CUSTOMER CARE

          A:

          Hi RickZ, glad to assist you! This part is universal and not vehicle specific. The exact fit radiator pressure tester for your vehicle is unavailable online. I would suggest you to visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check the availability for this part.

          Answered on 12/21/2013 by Steve from AAP
      • Q:

        Does this fit a 2004 Pontiac GTO?
        Asked on 12/1/2013 by Goat from USA

        1 answer

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          A:

          Hi Goat, glad to assist you! this pressure tester should work fine on your 2004 Pontiac GTO.

          Answered on 12/1/2013 by Steve from AAP
      • Q:

        what is the difference between radiator tester pressure with California and radiator pressure tester
        Asked on 5/21/2012 by Anonymous

        1 answer

        • CUSTOMER CARE

          A:

          Sorry, I do not have more information on the classification as Stant does not mention anything about CA classification. For further assistance please feel free to call 1-877-238-2623 and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

          Answered on 5/22/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
      • Q:

        Hi,

        Will this work on a 2001 Ford Focus with a screw-on cap?

        Thanks!
        Asked on 3/17/2012 by Anonymous

        1 answer

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          A:

          Yes, this Stant Radiator Pressure Tester with part# 12270 should work fine on your 2001 Ford Focus with a screw-on cap as the gauge includes new cap testing pressure range of 17-19 lbs, 20 lbs and 28-30 lbs.

          Answered on 3/18/2012 by Vincent from AAP
      • Q:

        Can this kit be used on systems that have the screw on cap?
        Asked on 11/24/2011 by Anonymous

        1 answer

        • CUSTOMER CARE

          A:

          Yes, it can be used. The gauge includes new cap testing pressure range of 17-19 lbs, 20 lbs and 28-30 lbs.

          Answered on 11/29/2011 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
      • Q:

        will this item work on older model cars like a 1968 camero v8 with a 350 ci motor.
        Asked on 10/30/2011 by Anonymous

        1 answer

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          A:

          Yes, it will work on a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro.

          Answered on 10/31/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
      • Q:

        Will this tester work on a 1995 Caprice with 5.7 engine?
        Asked on 6/12/2011 by Joseph from Houston, Texas

        2 answers

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          A:

          Yes, this part fits your 1995 Chevrolet Caprice.

          Answered on 6/12/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
        • A:

          Yes it will.

          Answered on 9/15/2011 by nasA from sebastian, fla.
      • Q:

        Hi There! I am interested in the Radiator Pressure Tester by Stant-BP
        but could you tell me, I have a ford EF 4 ltr Sedan 1995 Model, could you tell me if I would need an adaptor to suit the Coolant tank for this model before I can check for internal leaks ?
        Terry, Australia
        Asked on 2/16/2011 by TG from brisbane, Australia

        2 answers

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          A:

          We are unable to diagnose your vehicle. Since, we are not in front of your vehicle, we recommend that you consult with your local mechanic.

          Answered on 5/9/2011 by Just Ask Jacob! from AAP
        • A:

          Need adapter.

          Answered on 9/15/2011 by nasa from fla
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