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Radiator Flush Plug

I was able to locate the radiator flush plug on my '94 Thunderbird, however, now I am having difficulty getting it to come out. Does it just pull straight out?

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Yes once it is opened, it may be clogged, why not just remove the bottom radiator hose?

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Alternately, removing the lower hose radiator side would serve the same purpose.

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