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Cleaning Front Radiator Intake (Inside The Black Hex Grill)

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by nleggatt, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. nleggatt

    nleggatt Member

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    Just got back from the cabin, and on the way home we drove through a million grass hoppers... now there are about 10,000 stuck in my front radiator (actually the space between the back lower grill and the radiator it's self. Any idea how to clean it? Its not open to the bottom of the car so they bloody things wont wash down and out...
     
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    I know it's an old thread but same question, any ideas? Took a look the other day is there's tons of debris (mostly small pebbles/rocks) in there. No idea where it will go if I wash it as I don't see where it can wash out.
     
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    A little extreme, but you can pop off the nose and clean out the intakes. I had to take the nose off to replace a headlight and was surprised at the amount of crap behind the the left and right intakes. There is a thread here somewhere on taking the nose off--its not all that complicated.
     
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