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Hi
I'm draining the fluid out my system so I can renew the antifreeze
I'm struggling to find the drain plug though, could anyone shed any light.
Also once drained do I refill via the bottle or straight into the radiator
 

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Draining
- Remove cap from coolant expansion tank.


Hot steam may escape when expansion tank is opened. Place rag over cap and open with caution.
Vehicles with drain plug for radiator

- To drain coolant from radiator, open drain plug -arrow-.
Vehicles without drain plug for radiator



- Pull off bottom coolant hose retaining clip -arrow- and remove coolant hose from quick release coupling on radiator.
Continuation for all vehicles





- To drain coolant from engine, also remove coolant hose from oil cooler -arrow-.


 

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Fill with coolant up to max. mark on expansion tank.
- Fit expansion tank cap.
- Run engine until radiator fan cuts in.
- Check coolant level and top-up if necessary. When the engine is at normal operating temperature, the coolant level must be at the max. mark; when the engine is cold, the coolant level must be between the min. and max. marks
 

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sorry the bump and old threat, where could I find these workshop manuals?
 

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all done now, pain the the ass though!, got 6 litres out though which is good.
 
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