It may or may not have a drain plug for the radiator. Look at the bottom of the radiator usually on the passenger side of the car. It doesn't really look like an actual plug. It is more like a plastick wing nut, just unscrew it and it should drain. Some radiators don't have drain plugs at all. If it doesn't just take off the lower radiator hose from either the radiator or the engine block and do it that way
i think the sunfire drain is on the driverside of radiator facing forward. it should be a 1/4 inch hole in center. you have to turn and pull to drain. be careful not to damage plug or radiator.
You have to pull the lower radiator hose to drain/flush the radiator
Drain the radiator. Leaving the drain plug open, run water from a hose into the radiator and continue to flush until the out coming water is clear.
Open the radiator petcock and drain coolant into a container. Dispose of all coolant properly as it is toxic to animals. Close petcock and fill system with water. Run the engine for several minutes with the heat on high. Drain the system again. Several repeats of this procedure will flush the radiator and engine for the Firebird.
is there a drain plug on the radiator
In order to flush the radiator you will need to remove the lower tray to access the hose. Unscrew the drain plug attached to the hose and let the radiator drain.
you have to take off the cover then it is on the driver side, plastic butterfly bolt
there is no lower radiator hose.
If you do not have a radiator cap once you drain the radiator, you can use several options to flush the cooling system. You can easily do this by filling up the system with as much water as you can and then warm it up.Ê
i have a 95, and i had to just remove the bottom radiator hose to drain and flush.
drain radiator poor in flush and follow instructions on bottle of flush.
The radiator drain plug for a Kia Sedona is located at the bottom of the radiator. The radiator flush that is needed can be purchased at any auto parts store.
There is a drain valve at the bottom of the radiator and you will have to remove the drain bolt in the engine block.
drain on bottom of radiator, only flush if it's real dirty and brown, otherwise just drain and refill... also in the book ...everyone should have a manual for their vehicle, and the library should have a professional shop manual available for FREE to make copies of...read up and repair like a PRO! Dave :)
remove bottom radiator hose to drain system. flush system a few time before adding antifreeze.
To flush a Toyota Previa radiator, first drain the antifreeze in the radiator into a bucket. This is done by turning the valve at the bottom of the radiator. Close the valve and add a radiator flush product purchased at an automotive parts store. Follow the directions on the bottle of flush. This usually means running the vehicle for a certain amount of time and then draining the radiator again.
First open up the radiator, then there's a drain plug on the bottom of the radiator. Fill with water and drain until clear. Fill it up and good to go.
Drain plug is called a pepcock. it is located at the bottom of the tank part of the radiator. To fully flush a radiator, you need to buy a flush kit. You can get it at any auto store. instructions are in the package.
Typically there is a Drain Valve that you manually open to drain the radiator. Caution Don't Do it When The Engine is Hot. You Also Have to Open the Radiator Cap such That the Engine Coolant can Drain from the Bottom of the Radiator. You don't have to put the car up on a jack. Sometimes you will be able to see the drain valve when you open the hood - look down either side of the radiator. You may see it but can't reach it. Sometime you have get under the car such that you are underneath the radiator, and look on either side. The drain valve may not stick out - it may be built flush to the radiator.
Drain and properly dispose (recycle) the old coolant. Put one bottle of Radiator Flush(from am auto parts store)in the radiator and refill with water. Run the car a idle(leave the heater ON to flush the heater core)for approx. 5 minutes. Drain and properly dispose of the flush liquid. Refill radiator with 50/50 mix of coolant and water or all premixed coolant.
there is a drain plug on the bottom tank of the radiator
Assuming you are looking for the radiator drain valve, you will find it on the passenger side of the radiator, under the lower radiator hose.
The radiator on a 1995 Saturn is flushed by draining the coolant, refilling the engine with water, and adding a flush. It is allowed to circulate and drain before refilling with coolant.
as far as i know you cant check the transmission fluid on a 2000 Pontiac sunfire. It uses dexcool automatic transmission fluid and very rarley needs to be changed, i have a manual shift and it never has to be changed. Actually the only way that you can change it is by having it flushed the same way you flush a radiator, it has to be sucked out by a machine.
I would just leave it alone. Remove the lower radiator hose to drain and flush the radiator. You don't really need the petcock.
Drain and flush your entire cooling system.