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1997 Chrysler Concorde radiator drain valve - not draining

On my 97 Concorde, I located the radiator drain valve, a stop-**** type plastic valve.

I can turn it 90 degrees, and have the radiator cap off, as well as the bleed vent open - but no flow !

Does this type valve pull out to flow ? It really seems like 90 degrees is all it's meant to turn. I tugged on it to no avail but didn't want to break it, so I didn't push my luck.

I prefer not to just pull the lower radiator hose, although if no better answer, that's what I'll do !

Thanks -

Rob

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