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How do you drain coolant in a 1999 Chevrolet Suburban? specifically from the engine block?

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The easiest way to drain coolant from engine is to remove lower radiator hose from water pump and let it run out. There are no drains on the engine.

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Hello,
There is a block drain on either side of engine located just above the oil pan, The size are 5/8 hex head plugs. Be careful if coolant is hot as it will want to go everywhere when you open them. also open radiator cap to allow air for complete draining.

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