Location of engine coolant drain plugs

Location of engine coolant drain plugs

Postby Maddog [OP] » September 15th 2020, 10:24pm

I noticed several people trying to determine where the antifreeze drain plugs are on the 4.3l engine block. So I threw together a video that will hopefully help the visual oriented readers to find these drain plugs. Hope it’s of some use to people!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jlYvSpbCFIo
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Re: Location of engine coolant drain plugs

Postby AstroTan » November 29th 2020, 5:01pm

Great video, thanks! This will be helpful as I do a flush today.
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Postby tungtide » November 29th 2020, 5:46pm

Great video. Thank you.
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Re: Location of engine coolant drain plugs

Postby markmitch » November 29th 2020, 6:07pm

very nice !
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Re: Location of engine coolant drain plugs

Postby sixsix » November 29th 2020, 8:29pm

7 minutes 15 secs to show where a few plugs are ?

Really, 60 secs top. I was nodddddding right away !
probably nothing to do w/ plugs tho...



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Postby dcsleeperdcsleeper is online! » November 29th 2020, 10:51pm

Thanks for the vid!
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Re: Location of engine coolant drain plugs

Postby AstroWill » November 30th 2020, 4:55pm

Definitely can see this video being helpful, thanks for posting!

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