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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 27th November 2013, 15:30 Thread Starter
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Coolant flush

Got a 2000 w plate civic due in with me, the woman hasn't serviced it for an age so I'm living it the full hit, inc coolant, my question is what's peoples opinions on coolant flush, just to get all the nasties out...
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 27th November 2013, 16:23
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Problem with flushing is that it's then difficult to get all the stuff out that you used to flush it with...
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Problem with flushing is that it's then difficult to get all the stuff out that you used to flush it with...
That is an issue yeah. Wayne the best way would be with the hose pipe and run it through for 5 mins or so to get rid of any crud.
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...Some would say not to use tap water!
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...Some would say not to use tap water!
I'd say that's going a tad far tho, wouldn't you?
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Maybe. Just saying...
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Yeah I know mate.

Is there any bleed valves on these, cant remember myself, only even=r drained the coolant on one of these at Honda lol.
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I'm sure I read somewhere that you run water through it the reverse (from the bottom) direction for about 5 mins to flush everything out
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