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My radiator fluid won't drain? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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With the drain open nothing is coming out? Did you remove the radiator cap? You can try removing the petcock completely and see if there is any gunk blocking the hole. If there is you can gently poke around in there trying to free it. If that doesn't work you can run the engine with radiator cap on and the drain open, the pressure and heat might free what ever is blocking it. Or if you have access to a coolant pressure tester you can hook that up and pump some pressure in the system to try and get it going. Be careful and stay clear of the drain opening when attempting either of these methods.

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