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Roger, I think I first heard about a slotted socket tool for the petcock from you on this board. Thanks ! I made one by cutting a slot in unused SAE socket. Using that slotted socket from below is my preferred way to remove the petcock on the two 2006's I maintain. I use a 3/8" extension about about an eight inches long. I remove the battery, since it's quick and easy and let's me light from above so I can see clearly and avoid damaging the petcock as I twist.
I did this twice in the past six months. In December I replaced a leaking water pump and installed a new radiator on the "older" 2006. I got to do it again on the 'younger' car when the water pump pulley failed unexpectedly in May.
Best of luck!
Mark in Marine
Posts in this Thread:
- Best access path to the radiator petcock??, MI-Roger , Fri, 29 Jun 2018 03:10:16
- Job successfully completed but absolutely brutal, MI-Roger , Sat, 30 Jun 2018 14:05:23
- Re: Best access path to the radiator petcock??, TG, Sat, 30 Jun 2018 06:13:39
- Re: Best access path to the radiator petcock ?, Mark in Marine , Fri, 29 Jun 2018 13:41:39 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: Best access path to the radiator petcock??, Dave The Ice Age Knave , Fri, 29 Jun 2018 12:26:29
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