Originally Posted by WARGASM723
K...got it. Second thing....anybody know a previous post or link on how to change the coolant on this Forum??? (cause im new)
I'm pretty sure I've seen previous posts...try the search function. Also, the Haynes manual shows how to do it.
If you change your coolant every 30k, you really don't need the additives and stuff. Also, a "full" flush isn't entirely necessary...this means removing the drains plugs in the block, running water through the entire system, removing and/or replacing thermostat, etc.
I keep up w/ my maintenance, so here's an abbreviated version of the steps I take, but if it has been awhile, you might want to consider a full flush doing some of the items I mentioned above.
1. Make sure the engine is cool
2. Open radiator cap
3. Open radiator drain plug and let coolant drain
4. close drain plug
5. Fill radiator with water
6. Run engine until dash indicator says the system's warm (I keep the radiator cap open so that it doesn't repressurize the system and makes it warm faster)
7. Cool engine
8. Drain water from radiator
9. Fill radiator with 50/50 water/coolant mix
10. Close cap, run engine, check levels
11. Keep checking the level for the next couple days of driving
Make sure you do you homework before getting starting. And dispose of your coolant properly....Good luck!