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It's called petcock, and don't ask me why. On the radiator? Some have an O-ring, some just seal after tightening enough. You will have to investigate it. Might be able to wrap some Teflon tape around it and stop the leaking. If the threads are stripped where the valve goes in , either a new unit or figure out a good way to permanently plug it. When you need to drain the radiator, just pull off the bottom hose.

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