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Old 10-10-2009, 02:11 PM
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Coolant problems WTF

So my ford manual says the 6.o takes about 7gallons of coolant. I drain the radiator and broke the plastic screw thing at the bottom tighten it back up .

When i went to go refill it only took around 4.5 gallons WHY. I mean i know your heater core and hoses will still have coolant in them but i dont think they hold 2 gallons.
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You've got coolant in the block too.
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your block hoses and such hold a lot of coolant you have to have it flushed to gt it all out
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Yes, next time pull the plugs (8mm allan head) in the side of the block towards the rear.
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Thanks guys. So around 4.5galloins is about right then??
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