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You put the car on ramps and remove the black cover under the car and the drain plug is on the driver side give this website a try www.taurusclub.com wish you the best of luck Michigan Man

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SOURCE: Where is the coolant drain plug on the engine

Under the front of the car are two plastic covers to keep dirt from getting up into the engine compartment. Remove the one on the passenger side. The coolant drain plug is on that bottom corner of the radiator. It looks like a wing-nut. Please be gentle because it is just plastic and can easily brake.

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There is one on the side of each bank. It is pictured on page 1-23 of the Haynes Repair Manual for the 1996 through 1998 Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable, photo 26.5. The block coolant drain plugs are one to two inches above the oil pan rail on each side of the engine block.

If you are also looking for the radiator drain fitting, it is on the bottom left corner of the radiator. On some models it may be difficult to access due to the front bumper cover and the plastic panels attached to the back uderside of the cover.

The car is rated low for service and repair accessibility. Poor design by Ford's engineers due to restrictions by Ford's accountants. You can purchase the Haynes Repair Manuals at most auto parts stores or online.

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Engine block coolant drain plug

Unfortunately g.m. screwed the knock sensor into the drain port on the block. It is on the rear of the engine between the eng. and the trans.. If you are flushing the system out then just remove the thermostat (also under the car on the bottom of the engine) and flush the system out. anticipate the water left in the system by adding aprox. 1/2 gallon of straight coolant concentrate before adding the 50/50 mix. Good luck ,hope I helped

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

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SOURCE: engine block coolant drain plug location

They are on the side of the engine block, there will either be a pipe plug or a sensor in the threaded hole(s)

Posted on Aug 25, 2008

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  • After the engine cools down, remove the radiator cap.
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  • Install the block drain hole plug.
  • Close the radiator drain ****.


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