Where is 2002 Nissan altima radiator drain plug located?
Crawl under the car and look up at the radiator near the passenger side. you should see a hole in the body plastic that helps protect any debris from hitting the engine. The hole is for the radiator drain plug and it takes a fat Philips screwdriver to undo the plastic plug. If the coolant is dark green, you waited to long to change the fluid, hope a good flush fixes any cooling problems. on a scale of 1-10, I would rate it a 2 since all it takes is some fluid and a screwdriver.
take radiator cap off, make sure radiator is full, start the engine let it water circulate for awhile and then open radiator drain slightly just enough to get water and air to come out,drain is located under the radiator. Careful not to burn your hand.Turn off radiator drain and replace radiator cap.
Should be located in a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose Drain about 1 gallon of coolant from the radiator Remove this housing Note how thermostat is installed Clean both surfaces Replace thermostat and gasket Re-fill coolant slowly to prevent an airlock Start engine and look for leaks Run engine to normal operating temperature with heater on Re-check coolant level In my 1999 Nissan Altima the thermostat is located on…