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Flush a radiator

I need to flush the radiator on an s 10 pickup 1998 6 cyl. It has some rust colored water in it and needs to be flushed out. Can someone tell me how to do it? I could not find the drainage plug. I was told to open the drain plug, start the car, turn on the heater, place a running water hose into the top of the radiator? Is this correct?

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You don't want to do that anyway. There is a kit that goes in line to the heater core line. Live chat me and I'll explain it or you can go to your auto parts and they can explain it. Used to be a mobile mechanic and learned how to do a lot of stuff without breaking seals. If this is helpful, please post as such

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    Susie HRTsAFyre Dec 08, 2013

    I bought the Flush T for my 1997 V-6 Chevy S10 heater core line. I believe the correct hose is the one on the bottom along the top of the engine that is going into the engine block. This hose has very few straight sections to choose from for the splice. I want to place the T somewhere that isn't near the hot manifold, which only leaves a small area by the firewall that is very close to electrical components and the distributor. Also, it won't be in a easily accessible area due to the top hose in it's way. Is this the best place for the T, or do you have another suggestion? Everything is so crammed together in motors these days.

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