How do I drain coolant?

Asked by John Oct 26, 2020 at 03:37 PM about the 2010 Audi A3 2.0T Premium Plus Wagon FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just purchased a 2010 Audi A3 Sportback with a turbocharged gasoline
engine. I am attempting to change the coolant but when I have disconnected
what I assume to be either of the large rubber hoses coming from the bottom
of the radiator, no coolant drains out. Please, any help would be greatly

1 Answer


did you remove the coolant reservoir cap and drain the coolant from the reservoir first? Air needs to force the coolant out.

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