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Ive read how to do a coolant change BUT..

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Mskwared, Jun 16, 2011.

  1. Jun 16, 2011 at 12:27 PM
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    Mskwared

    Mskwared [OP] Well-Known Member

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    It seems like more of a hassle than i thought at first. Also im only at 66k and like an idiot i didnt do my research first. Found out i dont need a coolant change done until 100k.

    Heres my perdicament:
    I already put some cleaner into my system and it says to run it through your system for 3-6 driving hours. Think i would hurt my cooling system/engine if i waited to do the change at 100k? Thinking the cleaner might be a little harsh on the hoses and what not?
     
  2. Jun 16, 2011 at 12:31 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    The cleaner is designed to do one thing, remove scale and corrosion. Who knows what it could do to a seal over extended periods.
     
  3. Jun 16, 2011 at 12:32 PM
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    mjohn617

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    Get the cleaner out, you already automated that process!
     
  4. Jun 16, 2011 at 12:58 PM
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    aficianado

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    change it.

    if you damage your heater core, it would suck big time!!
     
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