Questions tagged [flush]

The action to purge a system of it's fluid either by gravity alone or by using new fluid to displace the old.

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What else should be changed if I already have the oil pan off for cleaning?

I have a 2005 Chevy Suburban 1500 4WD 5.3L with 187000+ miles. It has a really bad tapping/knocking sound. I think this is the infamous lifter knock, and was caused by infrequent oil changes and ...
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How should I flush out a head gasket sealer?

I purchased a 2002 Ford Taurus, little knowing that it had a head gasket leak. After it was driven for a week or so it started overheating. I am assuming that the person that I bought it from put ...
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Stuck in catch-22 trying to fix radiator leak

I'm trying to use a stop-leak solution to fix a leak in the radiator, but I'm stuck in a catch-22. The stop-leak instructions say to flush the coolant system if it is dirty or clogged. I don't know ...
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How to flush a cooling system after head gasket failure?

I recently replaced the head gasket in my Renault K9K (700) 1.5 DCi, due to a cylinder/cooling system type failure. As such, the cooling system is full of partially burned diesel. Despite having ...
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Flushed my Engine on a 2010 Altima

I stupidly was sold an engine flush on the 2010 altima with 160k miles. I am just wondering if I can expect my car to die in the next week or 2, or is it possible that it wont harm my car and I will ...