WHERE'S THE LOCATION OF THE BLOCK DRAIN PLUG FOR COOLANT

  • Tiny
  • Greg2
  • 1998 Mazda Protege
  • 17,000 miles

Where's the location of the coolant engine block drain plug on a mazda protege 1998 Lx? Please be as specific as possible because I have already looked. Thanks

Sunday, October 16th, 2011 AT 7:13 PM

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  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
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What makes you think there is 1? And why are you trying to drain block?

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Sunday, October 16th, 2011 AT 7:32 PM
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  • Greg2
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I'm changing the coolant. I've already drained and flushed the radiator, now I want to get the rest out. My Haynes manual says there's a drain plug on the block and shows a picture of the location but I don't think the picture they show is of the same car I have.

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Sunday, October 16th, 2011 AT 8:12 PM
  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
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Yah, haynes is notorious for lack info or misleadng info. You might try calling dealer or stopping by to see if they know/can find out? And ask how they perform anti freeze changeover.

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Sunday, October 16th, 2011 AT 9:01 PM
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  • Greg2
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Do you happen to know of a better quality shop manual?

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Sunday, October 16th, 2011 AT 9:04 PM
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  • fixitmr
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Try ebay for the genuine service manual.

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Monday, October 17th, 2011 AT 2:25 AM

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