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Coolant Replacement 2006 Pilot

I am trying to drain the coolant from the radiator of my Pilot. Just under the radiator is a removal plastic portal cover that says "radiator drain access" I have removed same and can see what I believe is a wing nut shaped plug on the radiator. The problem is I can't reach it with more than my finger tips, is there a special tool to remove or is that not the radiator plug ???

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I use a 7/8 inch socket .It fits over that plastic drain plug enough to loosten it
and retighten it.You can use a 3/8 drive or 1/2 inch.Works fine.In about15
seconds you're draining the coolant;no scratched hands or busted knuckles.

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No you got it right just make sure it isnt tranmission fluid when it comes out. hondas are tight you gotta bust your nuckles up a bit. or try buying a long pair of needle nose pliers to get to it

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