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Drain and replace system collant

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You may not have drain plug but look on the drivers side of radiator at the bottom.If not you will have to take the bottom radiator hose off to drain.Run sme fresh water through it a few times,like three.Put in about 1 1/2 gallons of straight antifreeze,you will already have water in the block.You may have to bleed the air out.Look on top of the thermostat housing for bleed screw,and maby one of the metel heater lines,warm up and opem these just anough till only coolant comes out.If not warm up,cooldown a few times,checking coolant when its cool,may have to cycle a few times.DONT OVERHEAT THIS MOTOR,good luck

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  1. Start with a stone cold engine

  2. Open the radiator cap

  3. Open the radiator drain plug and let out as much coolant as will drain';

  4. Replace drain plug and refill the sytem with distilled water

  5. Run the engine for for few minutes until it is warm (not hot);

  6. Repeat steps #3, #4 and #5 until you've effectively replace all of the coolant with distilled water. You'll know your finished draining the system when only clear water drains out.

  7. Drain the system one last time (now only residual distilled water should be in your cooling system);

  8. **** out all the coolant in the overflow tank (I use a Turkey baster or a huge syringe with a short length of rubber tubing.)

  9. Replace the radiator drain plug.

  10. Add undiluted anti-freeze to the system;

  11. Run the engine to mix the distilled water already in the cooling system with the newly added antifreeze.

  12. Check the antifreeze/water concentration with a tester.

  13. Over the next few days, adjust to the desired antifreeze/water mixture over the next several days. You'll likely have to **** out a little coolant mixture from the fill cap to create room for either the distilled water or the anit-freeze you'll be adding to adjust to the desired concentration. Sometimes I adjust by adding either water or antifreeze to the coolant- overflow tank which utimately mixes with the engine coolant;

  14. Don't forget to add collant and/or water to the coolant overflow tank.

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