You would remove the radiator cap to ensure smooth flow.
Put a pan or bucket under the radiator to catch the coolant. Please make sure you don't spill any, or clean it up if you do. Antifreeze tastes sweet. Cats, dogs and other animals are very attracted to it. It is fatal when they drink it. For us too.
There should be some kind of a draincock at the bottom of the radiator. Open it to drain the coolant. Flat pliers or similar tool might help opening the draincock if it is stuck, but be very careful not to break it. They are made of plastic and can become crisp with age.
If the draincock doesn't seem to open (or you might break it), you could, as a last and rather messy resort, open the clamp around the lower radiator hose and hope that the entire content of the cooling system doesn't escape all at once. Have a wide bucket ready!
Be aware, you cannot the drain the radiator without draining the entire cooling system because it's all connected. When you refill the system, please follow the procedures as described in the answer to "How do you bleed the coolant for a 1998 Mazda Millenia?" This will avoid bad and costly surprises with an incompletely filled cooling system.
on the millenia, the drain is on the passenger side of the radiator. you have to look from underneath, you will see an access hole in the splash shield. a large Phillips screwdriver is used to loosen/remove the drain plug.
The drain plug for a 1997 Mazda Millenia is located on the lower left-hand corner of the radiator. Be sure to have something to catch the water and coolant in so it doesn't go on the ground where cats and dogs can get to it. Coolant tastes sweet, but is deadly to animals as well as humans.
in the tank
Lower passenger side of the radiator.
If you can't find drain plug, just disconnect lower radiator hose.
The drain plug is on the bottom of the radiator. It is on the opposite side from the bottom hose.
bottom left or bottom right of radiator
driver'side lower radiator
you need to change the input turbine speed sensor
Should be at the bottom or rear of the radiator or remove the lower radiator hose
located right of the exhaust manifold and connected to the throttle linkage.
Because I have eagle Good years tires. Thank you
Should be at the bottom or rear of radiator or remove the lower radiator hose
Bottom left hand corner of radiator,opposite side of the lower radiator hose.
The drain is located on the passenger side lower end of the radiator, you can get better access by removing the passenger fog lamp and the horn. you will see it clearly on the bottom corner of the radiator.
Open the radiator drain and let drain into a catch basin. Run water through the radiator by filling through the radiator cap with a hose till the water coming out is clear. Fill through the overflow bottle if there is not a radiator cap present.
try muffler shop or auto parts store,can be bought used on eBay
The type of battery a 1997 Mazda Millennia uses is the group size 35, 720 CCA. This battery can be purchased at any auto parts store.
PUT IT IN THE RADIATOR. MAKE SURE YOUR ENGINE IS COOL AND USE THE DRAIN COCKPIT LOCATED ON THE BOTTOM OF YOUR RADIATOR TO DRAIN ENOUGH OF THE FLUID TO ACCOUNT FOR HOW MUCH ANTIFREEZE YOU ARE ADDING.
I have a 2002 Millenia-S and removing and reattaching the + battery cable does reset the check engine light.Answertry unhooking the positive cable to the battery...this works on my 97 millenia
The manual claims a capacity of 18 US gallons. The capacity of the tanks is 18 US gallons.
The Easiest way to drain the radiator on your 97 Lincoln is to loosen the drain valve on the bottom (Drivers Side) of the radiator. Make sure the engine is cool, or take precaution not to burn yourself with hot water. Be sure and loosen to radiator overflow tank cap to allow air to enter as the fluid drains. If you are preparing to flush the cooling system, and replace the coolant, you should also replace the thermostat
should be a pet cock on the driver side bottom of the radiator take it out an the fluid will drain be careful to contain all your fluid it is a osha and epa violation to not store the fluid properly
If it is a plug loosen counterclockwise If it is a petcock loosen clockwise
Below the transmission cooling line on bottom drivers side.
Drain approx. 1 gallon from radiator prior to opening housing