How to drain Radiator on 97 Chev 5.7?
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
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…
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 :)
Answer I have a 99 cavalier. The drain plug for mine is in the bottom right corner of the radiator as you are facing the front of the car. You attach a rubber hose to the side and turn the plug counter clockwise to open it. I don't know if a 97 is the same, but cavaliers don't seem to change too much from one year to the next.