HOW DO I DRAIN AND REFILL MY COOLANT SYSTEM

  • Tiny
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  • 1995 Oldsmobile Achieva
  • 189,998 miles

I am trying to discover the right way to drain and refill my coolant system.

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 AT 4:28 AM

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  • ImpalaSS
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Make sure the engine is cool so you don t burn yourself. Remove the radiator cap. Then look on the bottom of the radiator in the corner. Most likely the driver s side and there will be a drain valve. Gently twist counter clockwise and some you have to gently pull out a little at the same time. Once it has stopped draining then I have also attached the proper way to service. Make sure you use a 50/50 mix of the correct antifreeze. If you wanted to take it another step, here is a link to flushing.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i36pDzhFkBQ

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Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 AT 6:28 AM
  • Tiny
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Some more information for you for your review

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-replace-a-car-radiator

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Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 AT 6:32 AM

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