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How do I drain the coolant in my Tahoe?
Drain the engine coolant. Place a large, clean container under the radiator drain on the radiator’s lower left side, pull out the rubber drain hose from its support, aim it into the container and open the drain fitting with pliers.
How do I find my coolant drain plug?
The drain will be located on the rear of the block, near the bottom but not level with the oil pan. Typically they are located closer to the flywheel housing then the outside of the engine pan and will look like large bolts set into the block which are not holding anything in place.
Where is the radiator drain plug on a 2005 Chevy Tahoe?
The radiator drain plug on a 2005 chevy tahoe is located on the bottom of the radiator tank on the passenger side of the engine.
Where is the Petcock on my radiator?
A radiator drain petcock is usually located above the bottom of the radiator. So even if you can open it, you’re not draining the radiator completely. That’s why shops always remove the lower radiator hose. That drains the entire radiator AND most of the coolant from the engine.
What kind of antifreeze does a 1998 Chevy Silverado take?
O’Reilly 1 Gallon Orange 50/50 Coolant/Antifreeze.
Where is the drain valve on a radiator?
A radiator drain petcock is usually located above the bottom of the radiator. So even if you can open it, you’re not draining the radiator completely. That’s why shops always remove the lower radiator hose.
How to replace the drain plug on a radiator?
How to Replace Radiator Drainage Plug – Stop the Leak! 1 Place bucket below drain 2 Apply pressure to innards of the drain plug 3 Twist out plug 4 Collect coolant 5 Twist in new plug 6 Enjoy
Why is the drain valve on my radiator cracking?
The plastic tanks on modern radiator can get brittle and crack if you apply twisting stress to the drain valve. Why risk damaging a perfectly good radiator. Loosen the hose clamp on the lower radiator hose. If it’s a worm drive clamp, use a screwdriver to loosen it.