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Old 04-14-2013, 11:22 AM
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Default Draining after Coolant flush

Maybe I'm just an idiot but my Haynes manual doesn't clearly state to drain the radiator and block after flushing ('stat housing removed and housing replaced without 'stat and flushing with hose in upper inlet until clear water runs from upper radiator hose).

I feel like it probably should go without saying but I someconfirmation would make me feel better. Before filling with new coolant I need to drain the water from the hose the same way I drained the old coolant, correct?

Also, I've read that the system needs to be burped to remove air after new coolant is added. What's the best way to do this? I assumed squeezing the radiator hose is about the only way to move any air. Is this correct?

Thanks in advance!
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