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 Posted: 08-12-2005 04:03 pm
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Mark Rosenbaum

Joined: 03-12-2005
Location: Kingman, Arizona USA
Posts: 532
As far as I know, there's no specific procedure that needs to be followed.  Probably it would be necessary to open one of the lines going to the heater core.  About the only thing that's non-obvious is the block drain on the exhaust side of the engine.  This is shown as a valve in the parts drawings, but in the engines I've seen, all the later type, it's actually a rather large screw-in plug.  The plug in the attached photo has a hex that's 0.640" across flats, and the sealant appears to be some sort of silicone rubber.

Anti-freeze is extremely toxic to most small animals, even in tiny amounts.  Over the years I've lost several valued pets due to neighbors' carelessness with the stuff, so please do be very cautious and dispose of the drained coolant properly.

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