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1996 Dodge Dakota v-6 Getting very little heat.

1996 Dodge Dakota v-6 Getting very little heat. I'm sure it needs a radiator flush and refill. Can someone help me locate the drain plug for radiator? There is a plastic guard blocking my view from underneath. Any suggestions?

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Don't mess w/the drain plug, they are plastic and you will break it. Just pull the lower hose.

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Swap the heater hoses going to your hearter core ,i replaced my water pump and the theromstat and no heat still.I know that sounds funny but it worked on my buddys and my 96

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