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Were is the drain plug for the radiator on a 1999 Tarus located?

Were is the drain plug for the radiator located? Do you have to take the splash shield off to get to it?

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Most radiators don't have drain plugs anymore. You just remove the lower hose. Loosen the clamp and twist back and forth until it breaks free.

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