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Old 04-17-2013, 09:18 AM
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Thanks tjboker031 for the reply. I read this same info my OM. My confusion was with reading how different people were flushing their cooling system. There's a 1000 ways to skin a cat, right? I ended up opening the radiator drain plug and disconnecting the upper radiator hose and pointing it down into a bucket. Then I started the engine and added distilled water to keep the radiator full. As the water pumped from the engine into the bucket I would stop, pour the drained coolant into the empty water jug and repeat until the water coming out was almost completely clear.

That's the gist of it anyways. I got it all flushed, new radiator installed and new coolant added. Been driving for two days with no leaks and engine seems to be running nice and cool.
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