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Radiator drain valve location

Where is the radiator drain valve? Many DIYers want to flush their car’s coolant themselves and the first obstacle they encounter is finding the radiator drain valve. The valve, called a petcock, has changed since the old days when it was made from brass with a “T” handle. The new drain valves are plastic and are a twist-lock design—if the radiator has one. And that’s the point; most car makers have eliminated the radiator drain valve from their radiators.   Why no radiator drain valve? It’s really pretty simple. First, … Read More

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