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How to properly change coolant on Toyota Camry 2002.

I have only dealt with old buicks and chevys.

Where is the plug located to pull to drain it?

Oh and shouldnt i use red rather then that damn green crap they out in.

I did the 30000 mile service and i just noticed they changed it to green. I want to chnage it because i hate the green crap and the mud color
 

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tuxnt said:
How to properly change coolant on Toyota Camry 2002.

I have only dealt with old buicks and chevys.

Where is the plug located to pull to drain it?

Oh and shouldnt i use red rather then that damn green crap they out in.

I did the 30000 mile service and i just noticed they changed it to green. I want to chnage it because i hate the green crap and the mud color
i thought your coolant suppose to be pink or red color?
where did you do the service?
the 2002 engines are suppose to be all alluminum, i was told use the red or pink toyota coolant to minimize corrosion for engine, and lubricate water pump.
 

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thats what i thought dude

i cant find my damn manual

and i dont know which valve to pull to drain it


service done at toyota dealership
 

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ok but were is the drain plug i lost the damn manual.

i have never worked on a foreign car.

i have dont everything to a chevy or buick but not used to these foreign cars at all.

i used to work for chevy dealership changing oil
 

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Theres drain plugs on the block, but I don't usually bother with them.

The one that I do open is on the bottom of the radiator. You'll see something that looks like a thumbscrew.

I take it that you already know how to do a flush on the cooling system, so I won't go into that.
 

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i find it really odd that a toyota dealership added green coolant?
 

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i find it really odd that a toyota dealership added green coolant?
yeah, that is right, you think they will reflush your coolant to pink,
if you tell them that they re-filled possibly the wrong color anti-freeze?
 

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i called them but they said theuy didnt want me to psy the extra 8 dollars a gallon screw it i rather have the right color
 

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okay... dont wanna sound hella dumb here... but does the color of the coolant really matter? if toyota is gunna switch the colors, does it make a difference?
 

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^ Toyota red coolant = long life coolant.

Its also silicate free. The green stuff is not.
 

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hmm

anyone know how much a gallon of the toyota red coolant was? i think i'm gonna flush mine this weekend.
 

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Mighty~Mart said:
hmm

anyone know how much a gallon of the toyota red coolant was? i think i'm gonna flush mine this weekend.
I've seen as high as 22 bucks and as paid low as 9something a gallon. I usually buy it when its for 11 bucks and use their 20% off parts+supplies coupon!
 
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