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I broke the hex head on radiator drain plug in 98 ford Windstar


Need to drain the radiator and replace the coolant in 98 ford Windstar. But, I broke the hex head on radiator drain plug, and can't open it anymore!
Any suggestions on what to do now?

Can someone point out the location of lower radiator hose (which should connect to the water pump)? Is it on the driver's side or the passenger's side? Is it easy to remove and reattach without raising the van?

Any other tricks/ suggestions?

Thanks

SK

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  • dhanisk May 15, 2009

    By right side, do you mean the driver's side?

    Thanks

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Ha . you will have to dran it from the bottem.you will have to pull the hose. whitch is on the right side if i rember correctly. it would be a good i dear to get the van up on a lift or car ramp ok . good luck

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