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Old 05-23-2009, 11:47 AM
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wondering what would happen if i disconnected the hose at the top of the coolant expansion/refill tank and started the car, let it potentially drain into a bucket while constantly refilling it with premixed coolant

can i do this kind of flush ? or will it not flow until you tap the gas pedal ?

sorry for the stupid question,. i just have a leftover jug of nissan long life coolant from another car and want to use it ...
 
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Old 05-23-2009, 12:12 PM
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Just open the drain on the radiator and drain it and refill it.
 
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Old 05-23-2009, 12:29 PM
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well i dont have a short pan to put under the car and i would need more coolant than my jug to refill it, i dont even see a rad cap anywhere , refill through the bottle ?

if i can i rather do it with the expansion bottle hose this way i can stop as soon as i run out of fluid

bad idea ?
 
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Old 05-23-2009, 12:38 PM
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It should work fine that way.
 
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