Re: Flushing the cooling system BEFORE installing a new water pump
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Re: Flushing the cooling system BEFORE installing a new water pump



Check if you have Block Drain Plugs. 
Should be near the Freeze out plugs.
Get all the nasty stuff out...


On Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11:48:28 AM UTC-4, Douglas Sutherland wrote:

I pulled my water pump off yesterday, opened the box for the new pump

to see a yellow warning sticker taped to the inside lid of the box.


It reads:

Failure to flush cooling system prior to installation of new water pump 

is the primary cause of premature water pump failure!


So much for reading the instructions before starting the job!

I have replaced water pumps on my cars for years and have never done this but ...


I need some advice on this one.  Should I move forward with the replacement 

OR go back and reassemble and flush my system?


Thanks,

Doug

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