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Old 07-10-2011, 11:42 AM
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2001 7.3 Powerstroke diesel (block drain plug)

Hey Peeps .

I want to drain my coolant fully,and do a complete flush and coolant change on my 2001 F250 with Powerstroke diesel.

To get the cleanest and most complete draining of the system,I'd like to drain the block,after draining the system at the radiator and hoses.

From the picture provided,can you tell me which of these two drain plugs is for the coolant?

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Old 07-10-2011, 01:52 PM
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The bottom one is a return to the oil pan, so not that one
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Here is the one on the drivers side. There is also one above the starter on passanger side. Make sure you disconnect the batteries or you might get some fireworks. Don't ask me how I know....lol..

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Here is the one on the drivers side. There is also one above the starter on passanger side. Make sure you disconnect the batteries or you might get some fireworks. Don't ask me how I know....lol..

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Well.... You could not have made it any plainer that that !
Excellent description and illustration.

Very well done !

Thank you very much !

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Why wouldn't you just put a T in the heater core line and flush it with the garden hose. the thermostat isn't going to stop the block antifreeze from coming out. It'll come out. Quick too
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Here is the procedure I used.
Ford Super Duty Coolant Flushing Procedure | Superdutypsd.com
This is by far,the best write up I've seen on the subject.
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That's a good write-up Steve.

He has a bunch of good write-ups.

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I cannot begin to tell you how impressed I am with the content on this forum and especially with the willingness of it's members to help !!!

When I have the chance to reciprocate ,I will definately do so!

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Ford Super Duty Coolant Flushing Procedure | Superdutypsd.com
This is by far,the best write up I've seen on the subject.
This one is better! http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/96...ml#post8935201

Same author (Gooch) but it's an FTE thread!

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Same author (Gooch) but it's an FTE thread!

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