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Re: Engine Coolant Drain Plug

To: Randy Widman <>,
Subject: Re: Engine Coolant Drain Plug
From: Chad Cooper <>
Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2005 17:21:12 -0500
Leave the plug out and warm up the car.  See if it will blow out the 
stuff on it's own.  I would reccomend pressurising the system with a 
cooling system pressure tester, but you may not have one.

Randy Widman wrote:

>I got the drain plug out and no coolant came out at all. So I assume it's
>plugged up. I poked around in the hole with a wire bent 90 degrees like Kelvin
>Dodd suggested on an archive posting and got what looked like a small amount
>of greasy dirt out but I can't seem to figure out where the plugged up area
>is. Anyone have any suggestions I can try? To clarify that I took the correct
>plug out, it is the one just in front of the oil sending line.
>TIA for your ideas.
>Randy Widman

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