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#1 richard64

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Posted 03 March 2009 - 04:08 PM

my therostat is playing up and want to change it, thats no problem but i want to change the coolant could anyone tell me if there is a drain plug so I can drain and flush it out it a ford ka 1.3 endur e engine

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#2 delboy

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Posted 03 March 2009 - 08:44 PM

hi m8
do the following

remove the filler cap on expansion tank

then under the ka on the radiator (bottom feft) there is the plug
you need to remove to drain the system. it looks like a plug you would have on a car battery

refill with a mix of 50%50% or there abouts.
i usually do a 60%40 mix 40 being antifreez or a little less as we don't get the real cold here.

#3 richard64

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Posted 06 March 2009 - 03:16 PM

hi m8
do the following

remove the filler cap on expansion tank

then under the ka on the radiator (bottom feft) there is the plug
you need to remove to drain the system. it looks like a plug you would have on a car battery

refill with a mix of 50%50% or there abouts.
i usually do a 60%40 mix 40 being antifreez or a little less as we don't get the real cold here.

hi thanks for the reply all done and dusted thanks m8


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