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Change coolant original method!

Hi Guys, I introduce my new coolant change method.
In this forum say that it is kind of technical job change coolant.
I got 2 check valves yesterday, then I started this job.
How to remove air babble?
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At first, open coolant cap, jack up the car, then drain coolant from radiator and water pump.

Coolant reserve tank empty.

Remove engine return hose and radiator return house during coolant roll of coolant from cooling system. And set up the check valves.


Water pump bolt used seal type. Before swaddle new type had to remove old type.


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Japan road is so dirty,(like a China) I don not know when my SKY cached plastic bag in his radiator. Today I found this one.

Re-install radiator and water pump drain bolts, then made coolant.
Mixing ratio was 50:50.

Miller gave me one point his advice, at first re-fill coolant to radiator directly.

Rap around engine return nipple.

Raise coolant reserve tank, as the same time, re-fill the coolant.

Star the new method this content. I made pressure by my mouth.
I dittoed few times this way. Press→add coolant→press→add coolant.
After that, coolant blow up from return nipple.

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Even so upper radiator hose was empty.

I connected one-man bleeder pump. When you do this way, you should tie up hose use hose clamp.
One hand hold mouth of reserve tank, another hand move pump.



The coolant revel come up upper position with air babble when continue make negative pressure.

Take off the hand after when engine vacuum coolant and coolant revel down, need add coolant again. I try few times.

Result:
I checked coolant temp after the job. No over heat, keep 200F.
I not sure,but if you have one-man bleeder pump you do not need check valve.

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Looks great! glad you were able to get it done without any problems.

Great work, and thanks for the pics!
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Japan road is so dirty,(like a China) I don not know when my SKY cached plastic bag in his radiator. Today I found this one.
I had a plastic bag sucked in front of my radiator too! I was pretty mad because I thought I was having that overheating issue AGAIN! I have a feeling it may have been my wife. I am pretty paranoid about hitting anything in the road. I ALWAYS look after I pass over a bag or something to make sure it isn't stuck with me.

American roads are plenty dirty as well. Actually, pretty much every country I have driven in has had dirty roads unless the area was specially cared for. (volunteers, grounds keepers, prisoners, etc...) Turkey was probably the worst. Istanbul is by far the most unclean city I have ever been in! It's like the worst parts of Philly/NYC/Atlanta/DC

The only place I have seen that was worse was many of the deployed places I've been to. At those locations it's mainly just the way we handle the trash, not that soldiers just toss crap all over.

The one exception I've seen was Germany. Granted, I have only driven a grand total of maybe 24hrs in Germany. It may be dirty it other parts, but near and around Frankfurt, Ramstein, and Frankfurt Bahn, it is very clean.

I was taught to not litter. My car will be full of trash/junk but I never litter. Apparently plenty of people just don't care.


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I made pressure by my mouth.

I dittoed few times this way. Press→add coolant→press→add coolant.
After that, coolant blow up from return nipple
Be careful that you're not sipping on Dex-Cool!

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Dear Miller 11386

Thanks! your advice helped me
To tell the truth, at first I finished job when I did not use one-man breeder.
And I check cooling system when after start the engine when I kept watch temp meter. First mission was failed
Temp meter count increase more and more. So, I had to looking for another
method. I mean one-man breeder was second job.
Of course I read service manual so much.
Anyway, I think you are correct, when we change coolant we should fill up radiator first.
Thanks Million
Next week, I will change diff and transmission oil

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I had a plastic bag sucked in front of my radiator too! I was pretty mad because I thought I was having that overheating issue AGAIN! I have a feeling it may have been my wife. I am pretty paranoid about hitting anything in the road. I ALWAYS look after I pass over a bag or something to make sure it isn't stuck with me.
It`s too much trouble! Did you have over heat because of plastic bag?
I am sorry. Fortunately my SKY had never over heat, but temp was unusual.
Little bit high temp indicate temp meter.

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American roads are plenty dirty as well. Actually, pretty much every country I have driven in has had dirty roads unless the area was specially cared for. (volunteers, grounds keepers, prisoners, etc...) Turkey was probably the worst. Istanbul is by far the most unclean city I have ever been in! It's like the worst parts of Philly/NYC/Atlanta/DC
I have been to LA, Las Vegas, Detroit, Boston etc, and I drove rent car each time. It my image that Big city inside was litter.
But interstate highway is so much clean. I loved that drive a car during LA to Las Vegas.
I never been to Philly/NYC/Atlanta yet. But I understand your opinion.
Some guy say about NY or DC, everybody say "Dirty".
Anyway, I hope nothing happen to your SKY.


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The only place I have seen that was worse was many of the deployed places I've been to. At those locations it's mainly just the way we handle the trash, not that soldiers just toss crap all over.
Too bad! Soldiers job are keep safe and peace , I think that mean include clean up the city. If bacteria spread owing to garbage, they will not have worked. They do not litter.

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The one exception I've seen was Germany. Granted, I have only driven a grand total of maybe 24hrs in Germany. It may be dirty it other parts, but near and around Frankfurt, Ramstein, and Frankfurt Bahn, it is very clean.

I was taught to not litter. My car will be full of trash/junk but I never litter. Apparently plenty of people just don't care.
Me too! I have been to Germany once. I drive on "Auto burn" Frankfult to Augsbarg. I agree road was clean, but running car was all general Germany
4 door car only.
This point was dirty visual.(No American car, No Opel GT)

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Thanks for sharing your knowlege, and for taking the time to post so many great pictures.

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It`s my pleasure! This forum member helped me anytime.
Sometime I want send new information from me.
Especially coolant bubble trouble. some guy had experience this trouble even so they asked change coolant order for dealer.
If engine had heavy over heat , that situation effect for cylinder head strain.

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I posted w/pics in 09 the bag on rad.
Anytime you over heat always ck the
Rad 1st.. This place catches all kind of things.
Don't get behind a trash truck.
Great post on the T change out.
Well done.
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I posted w/pics in 09 the bag on rad.
Anytime you over heat always ck the
Rad 1st.. This place catches all kine of things.
Don't get behind a trash truck.
Great post on the T change out.
Well done.
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Yes, I think so too. and Do not get behind a gravel truck.
Long time ago My Trans am hit the gravel and she had to change front glass.

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