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I just want to know where the radiator drain plug is located

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I don't know this model, but generally it is in the lower corner of the radiator, either directly under the lower radiator hose, or on the opposite side (under the upper hose but at the very bottom of the tank).It should be on the rear side of the tank (facing the engine). You will most likely have to lift the front end of the car and look from underneath, it's generally really hard to see (let alone reach) from the top.

Knob styles vary, and it may turn either clockwise(CW) or counter-clockwise(CCW) to open. Usually it turns CCW to open, but if it does not want to move, try CW.

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Follow the bottom hose to the base of the radiator. If there's no drain petcock there (most newer vehicles don't have one) you'll need to carefully remove that lower hose from the radiator in order to drain it.

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It would be located right below the bottom radiator hose on the driver side of the vehicle. It might be tucked away a bit, but it is there.

Posted on May 29, 2011

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