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Radiator Steam Cleaning- Lesson learned
#11
Richard, it is a little late to check with my resident chemical engineer but........
is Simple Green really safe to use on aluminum as the packaging claims? 

My other choice was muriatic acid from the pool. (Just kidding)

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Guy
Guy & Sue
1984 Classic 40' #59
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#12
A pre-soak solution of Dawn dish soap is what I usually use.
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#13
The original simple green was very caustic. I havent looked at the “citrus” based simple green. I would not use simple green, purple power, or any big box store branded degreaser. Most are powerful caustics .

Clint is spot on. Use Dawn at about 25% dilution and let it soak.

Degreasers like Gunk have strong petroleum solvents. They wont hurt your radiator but they will kill allnthe rubber hoses
Richard and Rhonda Entrekin
99 Newell, 512
Subaru Outback Toad
Inverness, FL (when we're home Cool )
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#14
Straight Dawn will attack 304 SS. If Dawn is used flush with lots of water
Georgeb
Coach 385
Toad Mini Cooper 
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