cool coolant. What is the best way for me to drain my radiator and are there any specific tools required to do so?
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Question: It is past time for me to do a flush on my radiator. I know I have to use Dex-co
Answer #1pushrod November 09, 2012, 03:43Master
I DON'T CARE WHAT YOU HAVE HEARD OR WILL BE TOLD BUT YOU DO NOT HAVE TO USE DEX-COOL!!
NOW IS AS GOOD A TIME AS ANY TO CHANGE THE COOLANT.
THE FIRST THING I DID WAS TO CHANGE THAT S TUFF IN MY CHEVY. AFTER WARRANTY WAS OUT.
NOW WHAT ENGINE IS IN YOUR TRUCK SO WE CAN HELP WITH DRAIN & REFILL.
YES IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE!
Replykimkingtaylor, November 09, 2012, 06:31Rookie
V8 5.3 liter 323 t series gasoline
Answer #2your.mechanic November 09, 2012, 09:20Master
flush radiator ...take to a lube shop.
Replykimkingtaylor, November 09, 2012, 09:46Rookie
I understood this to be a do-it-yourself service? No? Why?
Replyyour.mechanic, November 11, 2012, 21:06Master
How would YOU flush the radiator? A do-it-yourselfer would either do it WRONG or ILLEGALLY unless he is RICH and stupid enough.
Answer #3ziptie12 November 11, 2012, 19:58Master
Drain bucket. Instructions for proper purging method on your specific engine.