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Need help with flushing radiator

I can only turn the draincock one quarter turn.and nothing comes out.i am worried about pushing too ******* draincock for it might break.

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    Marvin May 11, 2010

    Your only choice is to pull the radiator out.



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Are you sure you are turning the drain in the correct direction? If you are then if the lower radiator
hose clamp is fairly accessible you might try taking that off but be ready for a flood of coolant. Good luck. Neil W.

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