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radiator drain plug 99 Mercury Sable


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12-08-03, 06:35 AM   #1  
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radiator drain plug 99 Mercury Sable

coolant jug had hole in bottom, have replaced it, but did not have antifreeze at the time so put water in it. now i have the antifreeze but can not find the drain plug for the radiator so i can flush and then refill. i guess i need a picture, where to look, it must be hidden. please help, i don't want my car to freeze. i went ahead and put 1/2 gallon antifreeze into the coolant jug, i figured that if i ran it for a while it would go ahead and circulate.

 
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12-08-03, 01:34 PM   #2  
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a couple years ago, the only way to drain the rad. was to remove the lowerhose from the rad. Maybe it has changed.

 
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12-09-03, 07:39 AM   #3  
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was to remove the lowerhose from the rad
Just do that
You'll get more out of the block at the same time too.

 
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12-09-03, 06:47 PM   #4  
Was it still straight water in the coolant reservoir? If so easiest thing would be to just remove the Jug and dump...... then replace with no less than 70/30 mix in case some water was pulled into radiator.
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12-09-03, 07:21 PM   #5  
To get to the drain plug you have to remove the valance under the front bumper.

 
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12-09-03, 07:23 PM   #6  
Forgot to say, You will have to take it off to get to the hose so I would use the drain plug.

 
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